devfs rules not applied on reattach
des at des.no
Tue Aug 24 06:31:40 PDT 2004
Anish Mistry <mistry.7 at osu.edu> writes:
> Not sure if this is a bug or not, but my understanding of device rules that
> are placed in /etc/devfs.conf are supposed to be applied when a device is
> attached. ie.
> perm da0 0666
> perm da0s1 0666
> perm da1 0666
> perm da1s1 0666
> perm da2 0666
> perm da2s1 0666
> perm da3 0666
> perm da3s1 0666
/etc/devfs.conf is only applied at boot and is mostly useless.
What you really want is to put something like the following in
> add path 'da*' mode 0660
(see devfs(8) for details about the syntax)
and add the following line to /etc/rc.conf:
Someone[tm] should document this somewhere.
Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at des.no
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