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Re: [SLE] Kppp - more problems
  • From: dmarkh@xxxxxxxxxx (Mark Hounschell)
  • Date: Tue, 01 Aug 2000 06:41:08 -0500
  • Message-id: <3986B754.8CFA56B2@xxxxxxxxxx>



Rob Davies wrote:
>
> Kenny quiered with thus,
> > Further to my earlier post (see below) the error has now changed to
> > "sorry, can't open modem" from Kppp after commenting out "lock"
> > in / etc/ppp/options. User root can still dial out but all other users
> > get the above error
>
> kppp needs to have lock configured.

There is a button in kpp setup to specify that kppp will manage the
lock file. Using that method is the only way I could get it to work
right.

> The other problem is easily fixed by giving each user
> permissions in relative groups ie dialout etc through YaST,
> system administrator, group administrator, F3 choose group,
> tab to users insert relative names followed with comma and
> no space enter next name, Then making sure that kppp or whatever
> program you use is configured with group as dialout, this part
> may not need to be done, test system first, maybe.
>
> SuSE database wvdial has an explanation of how to do this.
>
> ciao
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