devd.conf question

Roland Smith rsmith at
Sat Dec 10 07:31:49 PST 2005

On Sat, Dec 10, 2005 at 04:01:03PM +0100, Wojciech Puchar wrote:
> attach 0 {
> 	device-name "da[0-9]+";
> 	action "/usr/sbin/chown root:umass $device-name;chmod 660 
> 	$device-name";
> };
> after inserting USB DataTraveller this action isn't performed and i 
> still needs to be root to access it.

Such things are better handled in /etc/devfs.rules. Put the following
ruleset in /etc/devfs.rules:

add path 'da*s*' mode 0660 group usb

And activate the ruleset in /etc/rc.conf

Of course, you can choose any ruleset label instead of "localrules".

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