モヤチヤリナ <46487A0D3619D511BF860000F6B99827D2C1D6 / PRESGGS17> Firestone, Mark - Technical Support ホチミノモチフ(チ):
> thanks for everybody's help.  it works great now.  I just can't get used to
> the idea that this language will do a lot of my work "for me."
> 
> Anyone know the minimum premissions needed to run a ruby script that talks
> to ports under linux.  my script runs fine under root (a bad way to run
> anything) but gets a 
> 
> permission denied - bind(2) 
> 
> error when I run it as Joe User.

	Under ordinary user, your port number should be not less that 1024.
	0..1023 are privileged ports, usually for root only.