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    SubjectRe: PUBLIC CHALLENGE: (was RE: devfs again, (was RE: USB device
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    On 08-Oct-99 Steve Dodd wrote:
    > On Thu, Oct 07, 1999 at 07:13:07PM -0400, Horst von Brand wrote:
    >> "Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH" <allbery@kf8nh.apk.net> said:
    >
    >> > Red Hat 6.x: /etc/security/console.perms
    >>
    >> Didn't know about that last one. Scares me, to tell the truth.
    >
    > What problem is that file trying to solve, I wonder? Does Debian have
    > anything
    > equivalent (I'm hoping not).

    This is the usual floppy,cd,audio on console stuff. Debian, Slackware and co
    can use the alternative solution which is the login.defs setting called:
    CONSOLE_GROUPS (string)
    So instead of setting perms you add a set of gids for the user logged on at the
    console.

    brgds,

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