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Old 08-05-2004, 10:17 AM   #1
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Access denied in /dev/null

I installed Suse 9.1 a few days ago and some days later the message "Access denied in /dev/null" started appearing. I don't know if it doesn't appear when i log in as root (i haven't noticed it), but i'm sure it appears when i log in as a regular user. It appears when i open a terminal window in about five lines and it appears in many lines when i'm shutting down and press F2. What does this mean? Is it a problem? If yes, how can i fix it?
Old 08-05-2004, 10:50 AM   #2
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"Is it a problem? If yes, how can i fix it?"

It might be a problem. Check your permissions on /dev/null. They should be 666.

ls -l /dev/null

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