Re: pon permission problems
On Sun, Nov 30, 1997 at 10:27:47PM -0800, michael wrote:
> The pon command works from the root account but not from the 'michael'
> user account (mine's a single user system). Michael is a member of
> group pid and dialout.
> When michael executes pon the system issues the following complaint:
> You do not have permissions to access /etc/ppp.chatscript or
> ls -l on ppp.chatscript:
> -rw------- 1 root root 235 Nov 27 11:54
> ls -l on ppp.options_out:
> -rw------- 1 root root 108 Nov 27 12:01
> Clearly these files have the wrong permissions or owners. Which is it?
Make these files mode 640 owner root group dialout.
> PS. I had installed Netscape Communicator vis dpkg (took a while to get
> the tar file named correctly). However, I didn't like the setup because
> it wouldn't run as root. So I deinstalled via dpkg then used the
> netscape install script. Any problems with that?
> PPS. I installed the jdk stuff via dpkg as well. It took a while to
> figure out why Netscape was exiting by itself. I thought Java was
> included with it, why isn't it and why does it crash without it (because
> I've got Java module support installed in the kernel?)?
Mike Schmitz email@example.com http://www.bend-or.com/~mschmitz
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