[TAG] pppd changing file permissions (Was Re: lpr works for user not root in Basiclinux 2.1)
ben at linuxgazette.net
Wed Mar 28 04:23:49 MSD 2007
On Wed, Mar 28, 2007 at 12:11:51AM +0000, sindi keesan wrote:
> The man page says +i prevents you from writing data to the file. I need
> to write to the device to use the modem or rxvt. The problem is that it
> is being reset so the user cannot write to it.
Right - so the initial step would be to "disable" it to see what
process complains. If it's "pppd" that's causing problems, then that's
what you'll see in the logs; if it's "rxvt", then that's what'll be
> i is immutable
> u is undeletable
> Sort of like write protection in DOS?
No - that would be "chmod -w <filename>".
> I doubt we have log files.
Then I can only wish you the best of luck in troubleshooting your
problems. I've never been good at running with both my feet tied in a
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