K3B issues under Beta1

Michael Nottebrock michaelnottebrock at gmx.net
Thu Aug 26 09:44:39 PDT 2004

On Thursday 26 August 2004 04:52, Tim Kellers wrote:

> I'm the only console user on my multi-user system and to keep k3b working
> after every buildworld/buildkernel/installkernel triple flip (and there has
> been one almost every day since August 17th), I've been including a dev.sh
> script in /usr/local/etc/rc.d:
> chmod 777 /dev/xpt* && chmod 777 /dev/pass* && chmod 777 /dev/cd0 && echo
> "Burn Away!"
> in order to keep k3b working cross-build. I know this has been discussed
> before in slightly other iterations, but could someone refresh my memory
> and point me to the docs that allow k3b to run on FreeBSD 5.x without
> changing the permissions of the affected /dev/* entries globally?

You can add your user to the operator group, that way you will only need to 
set mode 660 on a few devices like cd*. To keep permissions across reboots on 
5.x, you should use /etc/devfs.conf.

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