run klogd, syslogd and pppd with non-root privileges

Jesse Tie Ten Quee highos at highos.com
Sat Dec 16 21:59:28 PST 2000


Yo,

On Sat, Dec 16, 2000 at 06:33:41PM +0100, Rudolf Floers wrote:
> i found out that syslogd creates a socket file /dev/log, so it either needs write permission to /dev or must create the socket somewhere else (-p option).

*nods*

> you also need to run syslogd with -n - don't know why. but that way it works.

I hope you don't run it like that, untill you do know what -n does...
it's not a good idea to run daemons a different way if you aren't sure
why they should be run that way :)

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Jesse Tie Ten Quee - highos at highos dot com





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