PPP Configuration Problems!
brian at Awfulhak.org
Wed Sep 1 01:24:15 BST 1999
> On 31 Aug 99, at 21:18, Brian Somers wrote:
> > Sorry, I was away :-]
> Good holiday?
Relaxing - with no children :-)
> > You can ``allow users *'' if you wanna let everyone in.
> > WRT the Operation not permitted bit, is ppp installed properly ?
> > This error would result if ppp tried to open the tun device as a
> > normal user :-/ Is there anything ``manual'' being done when
> > installing ppp ?
> FWIW I've seen a similar thing with PPPoISDN,
> [rich at zippy ~]groups
> wheel users network
> [rich at zippy ~]ls -al /usr/sbin/ppp
> -r-sr-xr-- 1 root network 224536 Aug 5 19:16 /usr/sbin/ppp
> [rich at zippy ~]grep allow /etc/ppp/ppp.conf
> allow users rich
> [rich at zippy ~]ppp demon
> bash: /usr/sbin/ppp: Permission denied
> [rich at zippy ~]
Well, the problem's with permissions rather than anything to do with
the ``allow users'' command - bash is complaining here.
I don't know what bash is complaining about though - things look ok
from where I'm sitting (and they work ok here).
> I've never looked at it any further as it's not a problem for me to run
> ppp as root as it's a single user box. PPP was installed correctly and is
> version 990805.
> rich at dynamite.org rich at FreeBSD.org.uk
> If that's what they call normal, I'd rather be insane
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