/dev/null - permission denied - solved

Gerard Beekmans gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon Aug 7 06:20:55 PDT 2000

> what was the difference:
> Original /dev/null was mode 666 root.sys, this is a group we do not have (yet).
> Chgrp and test again right afterwards still resulted in permission denied, never
> understood why. But when leaving $LFS environment and enter it again, the
> test succeeded. My mistake was, not to leave and re-enter.

i'll check what dev/null has permission wise when MAKEDEV sets it up.
group sys has been added in 2.3.6 though.

Gerard Beekmans

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