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Re: pkgsrc/comms/minicom and zmodem with lrzsz


From:, Date: Tue, 22 Mar 2016 08:56:14 +0000

>> I am using pkgsrc/comms/minicom to configure some routers via serial console.
>> /usr/pkg/bin/minicom is installed as 4555 permission,
>> and zmodem support from lrzsz does not work with setuid-ed minicom.
>> lrzsz rejects setuid-ed invocation.
>> I think that /usr/pkg/bin/minicom should not be setuid-ed.
>> Any other minicom user opinions?
>> Ryo ONODERA //
> I used minicom many years ago in Linux Slackware, but not recently.
> How do you connect routers by serial console?  Routers nowadays connect by Ethernet and may have one or more USB ports.

My Allied Telesis CentreCOM AR415S has not USB port
and I cannot use no security officer role (it is necessary to
establish IPsec VPN) via Ethernet by default.

> Tom

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