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Re: GNU screen won't run; "chown tty: no such file or directory"
- From: Jeff Schenck <schenck at alum dot mit dot edu>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 17 Jun 2011 23:24:38 -0700
- Subject: Re: GNU screen won't run; "chown tty: no such file or directory"
On 6/13/2011 9:03 PM, Larry Hall wrote:
>On 6/13/2011 1:28 AM, Jeff Schenck wrote:
>> When trying to run screen, I get the following errors:
>> "chown tty: No such file or directory" in the status bar,
>> followed by "Sorry, could not find a PTY". Then it exits.
>> I get the same error in all terminal types I've tried --
>> rxvt-native, xterm, and mintty. I'm running cygwin version
>> 1.7.9 on a Windows XP (64 bit machine). Included is the
>> output of cygcheck -svr. I've looked through your docs,
>> mail archives, and Google, but not found a solution.
> Works fine for me under the same conditions (although I'm using
> W7 and I only tried with mintty). What does 'cygcheck screen'
> tell you? What else Cygwin is running at the time?
'cygcheck screen' gives the following:
[jschenck@wxp][~] cygcheck screen
And nothing else is running:
PID PPID PGID WINPID TTY UID STIME COMMAND
4788 1 4788 4788 con 0 15:24:55 /usr/bin/rxvt
1852 4788 1852 4924 0 0 15:24:55 /usr/bin/bash
2668 1852 2668 2740 0 0 15:26:10 /usr/bin/ps
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