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Re: modem port root only

Ed Down <E.M.Down@city.ac.uk> writes:

> I'm sure this was answered sometime recently, but can't find it. I've
> added the user to the dialout group, but still get /dev/ttyS1 - Permission
> denied when trying to use the modem as a user. Do I need to change more
> groups (tty, etc) - if so, which ones

Have you logged out and logged back in as that user since you added
the user to that group?  This change won't automatically take effect
until then.

(issuing a "newgrp dialout" will also work, but I believe that will
launch a new shell, and won't affect the other shells you're already


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