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Re: debian-user-digest Digest V101 #267

> Subject: Re: ttyS3 permissions
> Date: 28 Jan 2001 10:29:46 -0600
> From: John Hasler <john@dhh.gt.org>
> To: debian-user@lists.debian.org
> Neil Youngman writes:
> > Ouch, that's nasty. Is there a workaround other than adding something to
> > the crontab to fix it?
> In my experience the only time pppd fails to restore the serial port
> permissions these days is when it gets a 'kill -9' or is otherwise
> prevented from cleaning up.

I've never used kill -9 on it. I use wvdial and exit with ^C. For the time being I've
added a script /etc/ppp/ip-down.d/99chmod, which will restore the permissions to 0666.
I'll see if that stops it recurring.


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