[OLUG] pppd

Mike Hostetler thehaas at binary.net
Sat Feb 26 21:47:59 UTC 2000

No one has read and write permissions to that device - not even root.  If you do a 
"chmod ug+rw <device>", then root can use it.

- mikeh

On Fri, Feb 25, 2000 at 02:30:50PM -0000, mesc wrote:
> I gave up on installing RH 6.1 from my  HD because of insufficent disk space,I'll just have to wait until payday to buy the disk.
>     In the  meantime I'm still trying to get my ppp working again.Here's a few lines from my /var/log/messages.
> ifup-ppp:pppd started for ppp0 on /dev/modem at 115000
> pppd [1427]:pppd 2.3.5 started by root,uid 0
> pppd [1427]:tcgetattr: Input/output error (5)
> pppd[1427]:Exit.
>     I also read /etc/ppp/connect-errors and that said /etc/ppp/ppp-on-dialer: permission denied,I checked the permissions on that and they were rwx--x--x and I am root when trying all this.
>     Any ideas on what to try next would be appreciated because the documentation is no help.
>             Thankyou in advance,Gary Martin

Mike Hostetler          
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