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Re: mincom - permissions



On Tue, 2007-08-28 at 19:20 +1000, David Timms wrote:
> Ed Landaveri wrote:
> >> On Mon, 27 Aug 2007 10:44:34 -0700 (PDT)
> >> ann kok <annkok2001 yahoo com> wrote:
> >>
> >>> how can I make it working when i type minicom?
> >> As the root user, type this:
> >>
> >> minicom -S
> >>
> >> Configure the program and point it to the serial
> >> port that you intend to use,
> >> and save the configuration.
> > Ann, Frank is right, this is how I do it for my Cisco
> > Switches & Routers. Yours may vary according to which
> > ttyS? you intent to use:
> > #This is how I set up minicom to console Cisco
> > Switches:
> > A - Serial Device       : /dev/ttyS0
> > B - Lockfile Location   : /var/lock
> > C - Callin Program      :
> > D - Callout Program     :
> > E - Bps/Par/Bits        : 9600 8N1
> > F - Hardware Flow Control : Yes
> > G - Software Flow Control : No
> > 
> > [root tuxy ~] # chmod o+rw /dev/ttyS0
> > (If you wanna start it as a regular user though it
> > goes back to default every reboot)
> 
> Anyone know the proper way to ensure user x always has permissions for 
> using the ttyS0 ?

The user has to be a member of the uucp group:

	# usermod -a -G uucp username

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