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fed.linuxgossip
2nd June 2007, 09:50 PM
/dev folder on my linux box has gone missing.. I am able to access the server on a alraedy opened shell .. but if I try to connect to the server via ssh for a new instance of shell prompt... I get the following error..


Server refused to allocate pty
stdin: is not a tty
stdin: is not a tty


Please advise how can i rebuild /dev on my linux box.

v00d00
3rd June 2007, 05:51 AM
Reboot your machine and it will reappear.

I saw this bug when i unmounted an encrypted filesystem. I rebooted and it reappeared.

fed.linuxgossip
7th June 2007, 05:15 PM
Thanks for the reply.... I did an OS reload.. to avoid any chances of backdoors.