SIMH & root

From: Doc Shipley <>
Date: Wed Sep 1 23:30:34 2004

Zane H. Healy wrote:

>> David Holland wrote:
>>> Speaking of SIMH..
>>> SIMH requires root privileges to do its networking (at least on most of
>>> its unix host OS's), understandably, but I'm not happy with it...
>>> So I've hacked up some code changes that'll let me change the UID/GID &
>>> chroot() SIMH is running on from the SIMH console.
>> I run the Debian packaged version of SIMH, and it runs as a user.
>> Looking at their configuration might keep you from having to invent
>> some wheels.
>> Doc
> But, do you use the networking portion of SIMH? You can run SIMH or
> KLH10 as a user, IF, you don't try to use Ethernet.

   Haven't tried. I'll do that in the next day or two. Everything I've
done worked fine by 'serial' transfer.

Received on Wed Sep 01 2004 - 23:30:34 BST

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