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devpts -- What is this?
  • From: "Greg Wallace" <gregwallace@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 24 Apr 2006 23:31:53 -0500
There is an entry in my fstab as follows

devpts /dev/pts devpts mode=8620,gid=5 0 0

Cam someone enlighten me a bit on what this is? I did some googling on it
and it seems like it's pretty standard for a Linux system, along with proc.
Apparently, it handles the i/o for things like your monitor, your keyboard,
etc. Do I have this right? This is just a bit of idle curiosity on my

Greg Wallace

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