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MOUNT_PTYFS(8) NetBSD System Manager's Manual MOUNT_PTYFS(8)
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mount_ptyfs -- mount the /dev/pts file system
mount_ptyfs [-g group|gid] [-m mode] [-o options] ptyfs mount_point
The mount_ptyfs command attaches an instance of the pseudo-terminal
device filesystem to the global filesystem namespace. The conventional
mount point is /dev/pts. The directory specified by mount_point is con-
verted to an absolute path before use. This command is normally executed
by mount(8) at boot time.
The filesystem contains pseudo-terminal slave device nodes which are
allocated dynamically via ptm(4).
The options are as follows:
Specify the group ownership of the slave pseudo-tty.
Specify the default mode of the slave pseudo-tty.
-o Options are specified with a -o flag followed by a comma sepa-
rated string of options.
mount_ptyfs specific options are group which corresponds to -g,
and mode which corresponds to -m. See the mount(8) man page for
possible options and their meanings.
n The nth pseudo-terminal device in use.
mount(2), unmount(2), ptm(4), fstab(5), mount(8)
The mount_ptyfs utility first appeared in NetBSD 3.0.
NetBSD 8.1 August 13, 2014 NetBSD 8.1