Re: Runing cardctl from a normal account
Thanks very much Steve. The quotes worked fine thankyou!
I plan to add the commands as aliases to my .bash_profile now so I can
turn on/off networking without removing the PC card.
alias netdown='su - root -c "cardctl eject"'
alias netup='su - root -c "cardctl insert"'
On Fri, 9 Mar 2001, Stephen Oxley wrote:
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> Hello Simon,
> On Fri, 9 Mar 2001 10:17, Simon Rowe wrote:
> > su - root -c cardctl eject
> Try putting " marks around the cardctl eject command. I have a feeling that
> the su -c is passing the cardctl OK, but dropping the eject option.
> Ie, your command would be:
> su - root -c "cardctl eject"
> > I have tried it specifying the socket number too -just in case!
> > Any suggestions, alternative methods (sudo I suppose??) would be great.
> Sudo is a good one, as you don't need the root password to run the command.
> Setting up the sudo config file can be a bit tricky, as it doesn't allow
> wildcards in the commands.
> > Thanks for you help
> > Simon
> No problems,
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