Subject: default mode 600 for /dev/ttyp*
To: None <>
From: Emmanuel Dreyfus <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 10/20/2002 16:43:33
Hi all

Currently, /dev/ttyp* are created with mode 666 root/wheel. If / is
read-only, this will prevent login through sshd. If we just create the
device with mode 600, we will fix this. 

Why do we create the devices mode 666? Is there any objection to
creating them mode 600 instead?

Emmanuel Dreyfus