Re: ttyS3 permissions
> Subject: Re: ttyS3 permissions
> Date: Sun, 28 Jan 2001 04:47:30 -0900
> From: Ethan Benson <email@example.com>
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> On Sun, Jan 28, 2001 at 01:41:20PM +0000, n.youngman wrote:
> > My modem is on ttyS3 and something in the Debian 2.2, appears to be
> > setting the permissions to 0640. I have grepped through the startup
> > scripts in /etc/rc2.d and the scripts in /etc/cron.* for the strings tty
> > and chmod, but not found what's doing this.
> > I have also been unable to find any clues with Google. Any pointers to
> > teh cause of this problem will be gratefully received.
> pppd when connected removes group write from the modem device, and
> restores it when it closes the connection, though sometimes it
Ouch, that's nasty. Is there a workaround other than adding something to
the crontab to fix it?