make chmod changes to /dev files (bpf devices)

Tim Aslat tim at
Sun Sep 26 17:50:11 PDT 2004

In the immortal words of Eric Crist <ecrist at>...
> What do I have to do to make chmod changes to my bpf devices so that 
> they'll return that way once I reboot?

man devfs is what you need to check, and then if you are running a
recent 5.x branch, try typing 
/etc/rc.d/devfs restart
No reboot necessary



Tim Aslat <tim at>
Spyderweb Consulting
Phone: +61 0401088479

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