devfs problem (was: Re: 5.x & usb & gphoto
jesse at wingnet.net
Tue Jun 17 09:02:06 PDT 2003
Jesse Guardiani wrote:
> Howdy list,
> I'm trying to get gphoto2 to connect to my digital
> camera as a NON root user. (it works fine when root,
> but that's a security risk)
> Under 4.x, all I had to do was make the appropriate
> USB devices group readable and writeable, then add
> users to the appropriate group (operator, usually).
> Under 5.x, I'm having more trouble. The /dev/usb*
> devices have the appropriate group permissions out
> of the box, but I apparently also need group write
> permission to the /dev/ugen* devices.
> Here are the ugen permissions when my camera is attached
> to the usb port:
> [11:40]jesse at trevarthan:[/etc]# ls -al /dev/ugen*
> crw-r--r-- 1 root operator 114, 0 Jun 13 09:07 /dev/ugen0
> crw-r--r-- 1 root operator 114, 1 Jun 13 09:07 /dev/ugen0.1
> crw-r--r-- 1 root operator 114, 2 Jun 13 09:07 /dev/ugen0.2
> The problem is that I'm unfamiliar with devfs, and
> I can't figure out how to get the ugen devices to
> appear with group writable permissions.
> Any help appreciated! Thanks.
Anyone? Anyone at all? Surely someone here has a wee bit of
experience with devfs...
Jesse Guardiani, Systems Administrator
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