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[efax-users] Can't send fax as USER
Hi all folks,
Faxing only works as ROOT but fails as USER
I can fax by using "Send a Fax" as ROOT only. It works on CUPS and
LPRng as welll
Permission already allowed on "/dev/modem" and "ttyLT0" (symbolic link).
# ./ppxpadduser performed.
kppp is not running. I am using broadband to connect Internet and my
PC is permanently connected to broadband. In very rare occasion I use
During faxing as USER a temporary text lock file is automatically
created to lock /dev/modem
efax: 32:49 created text lock file /var/lock/LCK..modem
efax: 32:49 opened /dev/modem
$ cd /var/lock/
$ ls -al
drwxrwxrwx 4 root lock 4096 May 24 18:23 .
drwxr-xr-x 21 root root 4096 May 5 01:51 ..
-r--r--r-- 1 satimis satimis 11 May 24 18:23 LCK..modem
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 May 24 17:16 subsys
drwxr-xr-x 2 uucp uucp 4096 Jul 20 2002 uucp
$ cat LCK..modem
I found following line in /etc/fax.rc
I have tried to comment it still with the same result - /dev/modem
I followed the steps as described in "efax enhenced" with the same
result /dev/modem locked
fax make AAA.ps
fax send AAA.ps.001
As ROOT no problem at all.
I have tried several days without a solution. Kindly help.