Re: [uCsimm] Minicom again!

From: Tom Walsh (
Date: Thu May 18 2000 - 14:27:26 EDT

Dan Powell wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> I can run Minicom as root but get "Can't create lockfile...Sorry" when I run
> it as user. /var/lock is there. Also, minicom won't let me create a config
> file other than df1, is that normal?

Normal security setting for a device is that root owns it. The way to get around
the problem(s) is to add your user to the uucp group. Grab a copy of
then read the third paragraph of page one.



> Thanks in advance
> Dan Powell
> Analytical Spectral Devices, Inc.
> Boulder, CO 80301
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