Permissions problem in Jaunty.

Nils Kassube kassube at
Sun Apr 26 17:02:25 UTC 2009

Ric Moore wrote:
> On Fri, 2009-04-24 at 08:23 +0200, Nils Kassube wrote:
> >  If you
> > want total freedom for each user on your machine to do with the
> > file system whatever he pleases, we are back in the time of CP/M or
> > DOS. I don't think many users would vote for those systems.
> I had a collection of Multiple machines/terminals running/using cp/m
> and used mp/m on the central server, which was secure with regards to
> the diff between admin and users.

Interesting. I didn't know that MP/M had privilege separation.

> A 64bit cp/m would be cool! Imagine 
> tossing gigs of memory to it! SuperCalc would scream. <chuckles> Ric

Sure, 64bit CP/M would be cool. OTOH, the only thing I really miss from 
those days is the time from power on till command prompt of less than 
half a second (all programs in EPROM disk :)


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