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Re: /dev/plex86 permissions

On Tue, Jan 08, 2002 at 12:28:58AM +0100, Robert Millan wrote:

> On Mon, 07 Jan 2002 22:07:02 Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > I would say that it should default to 600 and be adjusted by the local
> > admin.  Or is it possible for plex86 to set things up correctly at
> > installation time by dropping a config file under /etc/devfs/conf.d?
> Hello,
> Running Plex86 as root is likely dangerous and in any case
> severely discouraged, so I don't see why an admin would want to have
> /dev/plex86 chmod'ed 600, restricting Plex86 usage to the superuser.

The idea would not be to restrict Plex86 usage to the superuser, but to
prevent any unprivileged users from running Plex86.  They just happen to be
the same thing.

 - mdz

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