Re: access rights on /dev/ttyS1
Ingo Hohmann <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> one of the cron scripts seems to change access rights
> on /dev/ttyS1 once in a while to
> crw-r----- 1 root dialout 4, 65 May 25 19:40 /dev/ttyS1
> (should have write access for dialout)
> Does someone know, which script does this?
pppd changes /dev/ttyS1 (if that is the modem device) to
crw-r---- when it starts and resets it to 660 (crw-rw----) when it
exits normally. If it exits abnormally (the user sends kill -9, for
instance) the permissions are not reset.
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