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Re: Minicom problem

On Wed, Feb 20, 2002 at 12:51:25PM -0800, Paul 'Baloo' Johnson wrote:
> On 20 Feb 2002, John Hasler wrote:
> > Did you kill -9 pppd or have an uncontrolled shutdown while pppd was
> > running?
> No.
> > > Changing group permissions on ttyS1 results in similar futility.
> >
> > What do you mean?  What happens when you make ttyS1 group writeable?
> Nothing.  Adding myself to uucp group worked, strangely.

I vagely remember this problem being discussed on one of debians
mailinglists a long time ago. Try searching the archive.
IIRC it had something todo with lockfiles owned by uucp.
And again IIRC, it was discussed in the context of ppp not minicom.
Good luck searching:)

groetjes, carel

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