Device Perms in 5.3

Daniel S. Haischt me at
Sat Jan 8 00:40:44 PST 2005

I don't know whether this has been brought to the table before,
but why don't you set your perms in /etc/devfs.conf.

You know if you are using devfs you should also use the
appropriate configuration file ...

Tabor Kelly schrieb:
> Kris Kennaway wrote:
>> On Fri, Jan 07, 2005 at 02:54:28PM -0800, Karl Agee wrote:
>>> I want to use 5.3 as a desktop system, but I am having some problems 
>>> with device permissions.  Since devfs re-creates devices on boot I 
>>> have to redo the perms everytime I want to use these devices.  
>>> Listening to audio cd's, watching dvd's or burning cd's/dvd's.  Gets 
>>> a little annoying.
>>> How can I "peg" device permissions the way I want them...other than 
>>> using it on a daily basis as root?
>> man devfs
>> Kris
> Or you could write a script to do it every time you boot. But 'man 
> devfs' will probably tell you the "correct" way to do it.

Mit freundlichen Gruessen / With kind regards
Daniel S. Haischt

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