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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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