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Date:      Tue, 02 Jan 96 08:33:14 EST
From:      jay@map.com (Roland Jay Roberts)
To:        huck@slartibartfast.nosc.mil
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: pty limit of 64
Message-ID:  <m0tXlh9-003uVgC@wormhole>

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On Fri, 29 Dec 1995 12:14:15 -0500 (EST) you wrote:

>	The LINT kernel config file lists a limit of 64 ptys, but the
>	MAKEDEV scripts show that you can make a whole lot more devices
>	than that, up to 256 if I remember correctly.

To increase the number, I believe you just need to increase the limit
in your kernel config and re-make the kernel, then make sure
sufficient devices exist (using MAKEDEV).



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