devfs rules not applied on reattach
mistry.7 at osu.edu
Tue Aug 24 09:38:48 PDT 2004
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On Tuesday 24 August 2004 09:31 am, you wrote:
> 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
> > [system=10]
> > add path 'da*' mode 0660
> (see devfs(8) for details about the syntax)
> and add the following line to /etc/rc.conf:
> > devfs_system_ruleset="system"
Thanks, this works.
> Someone[tm] should document this somewhere.
Yes, definitely before 5.3 since I'm sure this will come up for many people.
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