Automatically changing modes on the DVD writer for K3b

Fabian Keil freebsd-listen at
Thu Feb 23 02:49:02 PST 2006

Donald T Hayford <don at> wrote:

> To get K3b to work I need to change the mode of the following devices to 
> 664 (or 666) from 644.
> /dev/xpt0
> /dev/cd0 and /dev/cd1
> /dev/pass0 and /dev/pass1
> Is there a way to do this automatically on boot-up?  Now I do it using a 
> script that I run as root but, of course, I always forget to run the 
> script before I run K3b.

Use /etc/devfs.conf:

perm    xpt0    0664
perm    cd0     0664
perm    cd1     0664
perm    pass0   0664
perm    pass1   0664

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