Re: PPPD and Dialer for AfterStep

Andrew Sullivan (
Thu, 28 Jan 1999 18:50:19 -0500 (EST)

On Thu, 28 Jan 1999, Vincent Lee wrote:

> I have a pppd dialer from WvDial.  IT runs fine as root but when Itry to 
> run it as me it says that the /dev/ttsy* permisssions are denied.

Yep.  Users don't have permission for this.  the PPP-HOWTO explains all
about this.  It's available from your favourite Linux Documentation
Project mirror.

Please don't post general Linux questions to this list.

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