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Re: Where does one set mesg to y on boot?

David B. Teague wrote:
> Where is mesg set to  'n' as a boot-up default? Makes talk 
> virtually useless, at least with our folk. I have looked at all
> (most?) of  the boot stuff in /etc and its subdirectories, and
> .bash_profile. Didn't find it. 

You can't find that it /etc. The permissions of your tty will show
you if mesg is enabled or not. If the you have the "group write"
permission on the tty the mesg status is "y". You can set "mesg y"
in your /etc/profile if you want to have "mesg y" as default for all


 Peter Tobias                                EMail:
 Fachhochschule Ostfriesland                 tobias@et-inf.fho-emden.de
 Fachbereich Elektrotechnik und Informatik   tobias@perseus.fho-emden.de
 Constantiaplatz 4, 26723 Emden, Germany

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