K3B issues under Beta1
kellers at njit.edu
Thu Aug 26 10:14:07 PDT 2004
On Thursday 26 August 2004 12:44 pm, Michael Nottebrock wrote:
> 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.
Thank you Michael, that was very helpful.
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