pi-bind...sorry if this is a repeat
klemmerj at webtrek.com
Wed May 8 23:06:09 EDT 2002
On Wed, 2002-05-08 at 20:15, MJ Ray wrote:
> > chmod a+rw /dev/ttyS0
> That allows anyone to read and write the serial device. Please don't ever
> do that on a multi-user machine as it can get very messy. Normally, the
> ttyS0 device will be owned by a group such as "serial" and you should edit
> /etc/group (maybe with "vigr") to add users who may sync to that group.
I agree that in a multi-user environment this wouldn't be a good idea
but if you're syncing a PDA with the system it's very unlikely that
system is being used for anything other than as a workstation or
Then again, with the great number of non-UNIX knowledgeable users
coming to the Software Libre OSs... Oh, it makes my head hurt.
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