My Oracle Support Banner

Warning - ttymon cannot allocate controlling tty on /dev/console (Doc ID 1005780.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 01, 2021

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 8.0 and later
All Platforms


Logins on the console or a terminal fail and ttymon prints the following message:

 Subsequent login attempts at the console result in "login incorrect". Rebooting might or might not solve the problem.




To view full details, sign in with your My Oracle Support account.

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started!

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a million knowledge articles and a vibrant support community of peers and Oracle experts.