Here's a progress report on some RH4.2 upgrade problems I had posted
about, which may or may not be of interest:
No progress as yet. Presumably this is a RH issue and they will solveQuote:> 1) when I run "glint", I get an error about "fixperms" in line 9 of
> fixperms: a+rX,g-w,o-w
> (I tried making that "a+rx", no joy.)
it when they upgrade "glint"? I didn't find a later version of "glint"
at RH than the one I already have. Inconvenient but not fatal.
I reset the permissions on the cua* devices as follows:Quote:
> 2) I've solved the usual "no PPP" problem as non-root user by "chmod u+s
> /usr/sbin/pppd". But, although invoked as user the chat script dials, I
> get an error msg. about permissions on /dev/cua0.
crw-rw-rw- 1 root uucp 5, 64 Sep 23 08:44 /dev/cua0
crw-rw-rw- 1 root uucp 5, 65 Dec 31 1979 /dev/cua1
crw-rw-rw- 1 root uucp 5, 66 Dec 31 1979 /dev/cua2
crw-rw-rw- 1 root uucp 5, 67 Dec 31 1979 /dev/cua3
originally these had been crw-rw----. If this is a security hole, no
flames: 1) please note, I'm on my own box; 2) tell me how to do it
I upgraded to XFree86 Version 3.3.1, no joy. However, whether you needQuote:
> 3) the cursor keys on the numlock pad seem to have gone dead.
this version to do the following, or you can do it with the older
version, XFree86 Version 3.2.9 which comes with RH 4.2, the key is to
insert the switch:
in the "Keyboard" section of XF86Config. Got my numeric keyboard cursor
keys back, yeah!!!