Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 60427
WvDial will not connect except as User 'Root'
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:40:39 EDT
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Description of problem:
When I try to connect to my ISP using the WvDial program, logged on
as a normal User, I get the message:
"Cannot open /dev/ttyS0: Device or Resource busy"
When I change to User 'Root', however, I am able to connect.
Why can I not connect using WvDial as a normal User?
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Logon as a normal User
3.run "WvDial" to connect to ISP
Actual Results: "Cannot open /dev/ttyS0: Device or Resource busy"
where /dev/ttyS0 is my external modem
Expected Results: Should connect to ISP
I have an external 56K bps modem connected to COM1