Subject: Re: A coupla questions
To: None <macbsd-general@NetBSD.ORG,>
From: None <>
List: macbsd-general
Date: 03/19/1995 16:20:21
>> My other problem:
>> I was attempting to dial in SL/IP using the HOWTO doc.
>> After a 'cu -l /dev/tty00 -s 19200'
>> I get a connected message, only when I try to type in anything I get...
>> 'cu: write: Input/Output error'
>> 'Disconnect'
>	I was having a problem similar to this with tip (which I attempted
>to set up correctly last night).  I narrowed it down to the modification rights 
>on the file /dev/tty00.  My question, how do you correctly set r/w 
>permissions for these files (ie, in a secure way??).  I just set tty00 
>world readable/writeable, which works because I am the only user on the 
>system, and I won't tromp on UUCP (I don't think?).  But the user/group 
>for the lock files is UUCP/something.  I'm sure this has some significance.
>	Is what I did a viable approach ?? And how do you allow a normal 
>user (not root) to redirect to the modem using '< /dev/tty00 > 
>/dev/tty00' ?  When I tried this as a normal user I get a console message 
>the ser00 is busy, and my process dies!!
>						erik

Try chown'ing /dev/tty00 to uucp and making cu suid uucp (chown it uucp and
then chmod it 4755).


Jay Budzik
Network Administrator
Computing Division/Operating Systems Support