On Sun, Jul 05, 1998 at 04:45:44AM -0700, Micha Feigin wrote: > I tried to set up minicom. But as a start it would only start up as > root and then tell me that i shouldn't run it as root. > Then it gets stuck on the line initielizing modem. > The same modem works when i start it from win95 crw-rw---- 1 root dialout 4, 64 Jul 5 04:18 /dev/ttyS0 crw-r----- 1 root dialout 4, 65 Jul 5 12:05 /dev/ttyS1 crw-rw---- 1 root dialout 4, 66 May 28 1997 /dev/ttyS2 crw-rw---- 1 root dialout 4, 67 May 28 1997 /dev/ttyS3 pppd has this NASTY tendancy to screw up the permissions on the modem. It changes them to 640 and often forgets to put it back. poff should fix this IMO but it doesn't at this time. That'll fix the must be root to run it problem. Why it doesn't initialize I don't know.
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