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best advice is, set the CD-ROM to a higher device number than the HD
 
best advice is, set the CD-ROM to a higher device number than the HD
 
and avoid the problem altogether.
 
and avoid the problem altogether.
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===Error: Cannot grab ptys from subprocess.===
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after I did a restore from a tape without restoring the file
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permissions, I get "Error: Cannot grab ptys from subprocess." I did
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that restore on a blank disk with no OS installed. The error occurs
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in Open Sesam when I try to launch an application as root, when I try
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to dial in Gatekeeper etc. It only happens when I am logged in as a
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normal user, I don't have that problem as root. So there must be a
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permission for a file or device that is not set correct, but there are
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so many in my NeXTstep 3.3pl1 system...  So can someone give a hint to
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solve this problem?
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Going by my system (which seems to work :-), you could run, as root:
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    chown root.wheel /dev/pty[pq]?
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    chown root.tty /dev/tty[pq]?
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    chmod 666 /dev/[pt]ty[pq]?
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Another alternative might be to delete them, and in /dev/ run "MAKEDEV
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pty", though since I've never done that, I'm not sure how it would
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work out.  [I'd suggest doing it at a single-user prompt, though.]
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If that's not the problem, then it may be something to do with the
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permissions of Open Sesame or Gatekeeper, rather than the devices.
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Open Sesame uses rsh, which uses ptys, so it could also be an rsh
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problem.
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Try "/dev/MAKEDEV std" to rebuild and fix permissions on the device files
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(including the pty's).  Otherwise, you're probably missing a setuid bit on
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the OpenSesame binary itself....
 
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