devfs problem (was: Re: 5.x & usb & gphoto
Thomas T. Veldhouse
veldy at veldy.net
Tue Jun 17 09:20:28 PDT 2003
I just looked in /etc/devfs.conf ... so here is a guess ;)
# Allow members of group operator to cat things to the speaker
perm ugen0 0664
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jesse Guardiani" <jesse at wingnet.net>
To: <freebsd-questions at freebsd.org>
Sent: Tuesday, June 17, 2003 10:56 AM
Subject: devfs problem (was: Re: 5.x & usb & gphoto
> 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...
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