Stephan van Beerschoten wrote:

> I just rebooted my machine with the cvupped-and-compiled world
> and kernel, I logged on and did the following:
> (stephanb@enigma|ttyp4)~> w
> w: /dev/null: Permission denied
> Checking out /dev/null gave me this:
> crw-------  1 root  wheel    2,   2 Mar 28 20:00 /dev/null
> I had to chmod it to 666 again in order for me as non-root
> to do a 'w' ... my question. Why this behaviour ?
> I've been running FreeBSD for years, but this puzzles me

I've also saw this once, but still wonder what the reason was.


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