Re: Minicom only works suid root -SOLVED
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Subject: Re: Minicom only works suid root -SOLVED
- From: Michael Heldebrant <email@example.com>
- Date: 19 Sep 2001 09:48:51 -0500
- Message-id: <1000910933.7609.1.camel@forum>
- In-reply-to: <20010919143556.A361@debian.local>
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On Wed, 2001-09-19 at 08:35, Anthony Campbell wrote:
> On 19 Sep 2001, Carel Fellinger wrote:
> > On Wed, Sep 19, 2001 at 07:51:11AM +0100, Anthony Campbell wrote:
> > > On 18 Sep 2001, Michael Heldebrant wrote:
> > > > On Tue, 2001-09-18 at 10:59, Anthony Campbell wrote:
> > > > > I have to have minicom setuid root, even though I have added myself to
> > > > > the dialout group, which according to the man page should allow access
> > > > > to serial port devices. Any suggestions for what's wrong?
> > > >
> > > > You need to add yourself to the dialout group as root and then relogin.
> > > > That should solve your problem.
> > ...
> > > If you read my original post you will see I have already done this; in
> > > fact, I've been added to the dialout group for a long time.
> > The next logical step would be to check the device files for proper
> > group ownership:
> > $ ls -l /dev/ttyS0
> > crw-rw---- 1 root dialout 4, 64 Jul 5 2000 /dev/ttyS0
> > --
> > groetjes, carel
> Sorry for a follow-up to my own message: after changing the permissions
> and making *two* reboots minicom has now started working correctly. No
> idea what happened here, but thanks anyway.
Sorry about knee jerking a response without fully reading your post
before. What does dmesg say about the serial ports now as opposed to
before? Perhaps your syslog can tell you something about what changed.