Subject: Re: Now getting: "tcpdump: /dev/bpf0: Permission denied"
To: Daniel Carosone <email@example.com>
From: Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/26/2002 20:47:03
On Tue, Nov 26, 2002 at 10:47:12AM +1100, Daniel Carosone wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 25, 2002 at 03:37:51PM -0800, Bryan P wrote:
> > crw-r----- 1 root wheel 23, 0 Nov 25 10:16 /dev/bpf0
> Although I'm not sure why, it seems to want write perms also. That
> works for me.
This is a change made some time ago to libpcap, to support simh's ethernet.
tcpdump should be able to say it doesn't need write access, but I'm not sure
the libpcap API allows it.
Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
NetBSD: 23 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference