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Re: access rights on /dev/ttyS1

Ingo Hohmann <ingo_hohmann@public.uni-hamburg.de> writes:

> Hi,
> 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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