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SubjectRe: 2.6.8.1-mm1 Tty problems?
On Tue, 17 Aug 2004 23:36:02 +0200, Martin Schlemmer <azarah@nosferatu.za.org> 
> He has the wrong permissions in
> /etc/udev/permissions.d/50-udev.permissions (or whatever), or no
> entry for it, and his default_mode (in /etc/udev/udev.conf) is very
> restrictive, or he does not use pam_console (or using it with a
> display manager?), or add some other explanation. Personally I would
> just say that he/his_distribution should fix the shipped
> udev.permissions.

I run Slackware 10 and got this in /etc/udev/permissions.d/udev.permissions :

# console devices
console:root:tty:0600
tty:root:tty:0666
tty[0-9][0-9]*:root:tty:0660
vc/[0-9]*:root:tty:0660


But the real problem is not permissions but the fact that /dev/tty is
a directory now not a character device. Is this intended? If yes this
will break many userspace applications which will assume /dev/tty is a
character device. Greg can you please comment?

Cheers,
ismail

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