Serial Port for Root Only

Brendan Jones at
Fri Apr 29 23:25:17 UTC 2011

On 04/30/2011 09:20 AM, Mike Dwiggins wrote:
> I have a USB serial adapter I am trying to use as a seial console device
> for putty.  It is identified and works like a champ for root but will
> not work for any other user.
> For anyone other than root putty returns "Unable to Open Port".  I have
> checked proc/bus/usb/devices and can find nothing that would restrict use.
> Is there somewhere else I should be looking?
> Thanks

Try adding the user to group tty

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