gnome 2.8 Changes for FAQ: 19. How do I mount my removablemedia
klammer at webonaut.com
Thu Oct 7 06:32:41 PDT 2004
Vladimir Grebenschikov wrote:
>В чт, 07/10/2004 в 13:24 +0200, Franz Klammer пишет:
>>. (maybe) OT question: when i insert my memory stick the access right set
>> for the device created by usbd (/dev/da0s1) don't allow access from a
>> normal user. currently i helped my with a dirty trick:
>> adding to /etc/devfs.conf:
>> perm da0s1 0666
>> and to /etc/usbd.conf:
>> device "MEGA"
>> devname "umass0"
>> attach "/bin/sleep 5; /etc/rc.d/devfs restart"
>> if there is a (which i'm sure there is) a good solution that
>> should also be added to the FAQ.
>I guess it is much better to use devfs.rules file:
>% cat /etc/devfs.rules
>add path 'da*' mode 660 group operator
>add path 'acd*' mode 660 group operator
>add path 'cd*' mode 660 group operator
>add path 'pass*' mode 660 group operator
>add path 'xpt*' mode 660 group operator
>% fgrep devfs /etc/rc.conf
>This approach configures device permission on devfs on adding drive
>automatically, also with ATA-based (or any other not-USB) memory stick
>there is no USB attach event.
>('operator' group can be changed to 'cdrom' or like)
works (like expected) perfekt! :-)
another sideeffect of this solution:
i added myself to group operator. now the logout dialog provides me two
i don't had to return to gdm to shut down the pc now :-)
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