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Re: xterm: Error 14, errno 13: Permission denied



Unfortnately I deleted the email, but I believe Darren sent me a
private email saying the permissions on /dev/tty were wrong.

Anyway the permissions on /dev/tty were incorrect. On the non-working
machines this device was owned by a user and was rw by him only. I
changed the device to "crw-rw-rw- root:tty" and things are working
correctly now.

On Mon, May 22, 2000 at 12:47:13PM -0400, Lee Bradshaw wrote:
> I've upgraded several systems from slink to potato using a mirror I
> made a few weeks ago. On some of the systems xterm works fine, but on
> others it generates the error message:
> 
>   xterm: Error 14, errno 13: Permission denied
> 
> rxvt works fine and seems to have the same permissions as xterm:
> 
>   -rwxr-sr-x    1 root     utmp        81616 Mar 18 12:40 /usr/X11R6/bin/rxvt-xterm*
>   -rwxr-sr-x    1 root     utmp       161680 Mar 13 22:07 /usr/bin/X11/xterm*
> 
> I'm using xterm 3.3.6-6 which seems to be the latest available. I
> can't "strace xterm", and I'm not sure what to look at without more
> information than I see in the error message. Anyone else have any
> ideas?
> 

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Lee Bradshaw                 lee@sectionIV.com (preferred)
Alantro Communications       lee@alantro.com



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