cutecom requires sudo to work,
but minicom works without - permissions?
vibarus at googlemail.com
Sun Apr 20 13:36:06 UTC 2008
On Thu, Apr 17, 2008 at 1:50 PM, Ruben de Groot <mail25 at bzerk.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 15, 2008 at 09:11:33AM -0500, Derek Ragona typed:
> > At 07:39 PM 4/14/2008, Steve Franks wrote:
> > >I have two terminal programs - cutecom and minicom, both built from
> > >ports with no tweaks. Minicom will fire up and hit the serial port
> > >just fine, but cutecom can't open it except with sudo. I tried
> > >tweaking devfs.conf (as well as a straight chmod on /dev/cuad0), and
> > >it doesn't seem to rectify the problem. I've also got several linux
> > >ports that hit usb devices via libusb that won't connect without sudo
> > >- obviously, I'd like not to have to run user-type apps with sudo on
> > >my system....
> > >
> > >Thanks,
> > >Steve
> > You may want to try chown the device as well as chmod'ing it. If this
> > works you will likely need a script to reset these settings on reboot. You
> > can add a cron job under root to do this @reboot.
> A more convenient option is putting the user who starts whateven terminal
> program into the "dialers" group
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Or use devfs.conf(5), devfs.rules(5) if you don't like the dialers group.
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