File perms on console login
shentino at gmail.com
Tue Oct 20 08:46:42 UTC 2009
Hey all, new member here. Using ubuntu on my desktop since Feisty after
Fedora crapped out due to a bad driver.
Anyway, to get straight to the chase...
One issue that's been a thorn in my side is dealing with file perms while
logging in on console.
Somewhat recently I uploaded a workaround patch to mc to allow cons.saver to
access /dev/vcsa* as needed.
But that begs the question of what I think is a larger issue.
What package, if any, has the responsibility of updating file permissions on
/dev/vcs(|a)X when you login on ttyX?
My guess would be something that hooks in with PAM but I could be completely
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