Subject: Re: A coupla questions
To: None <macbsd-general@NetBSD.ORG, email@example.com>
From: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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'
> 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!!
Try chown'ing /dev/tty00 to uucp and making cu suid uucp (chown it uucp and
then chmod it 4755).
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