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Re: PPP as normal user

I have problems starting ppp as a normal user also that I have not been
able to cure by mucking with permissiont in /etc and elsewhere.  Mind
firing off a quick ls -l /etc/ppp*?  I'd really appreciate it.

GNU GPL: "The Source will be with you... always."

Britton Kerin

On 27 Aug 1998, Martin Bialasinski wrote:

> >> "s" == servis  <servis@purdue.edu> writes:
> s> | /etc/chatscripts/provider:
> s> | -rw-r-----   1 root     dip           512 Aug 14 22:29 provider
> s> ^^^^
> s> BINGO!  I found that the group read bit was not on on this file. 
> s> Changed that and I am a happy camper now.  In fact I just dialed in to
> s> send this mail using my user account.
> But this is strange. pppd is setuid root. So it should be able to
> read any file, right?
> Ciao,
> 	Martin
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