Scaner setup question

Glen Barber glen.j.barber at
Wed Dec 31 16:58:52 UTC 2008

On Wed, 2008-12-31 at 09:43 -0500, stan wrote:
> I am trying to set up my HP C2520A scanner on 7.1 san-find-scanner finds it
> at /dev/pass0, byt that device is only acessible to root:
> crw-------  1 root  operator    0, 104 Dec 30 18:10 /dev/pass0
> Now obviously I could change this, but i am wondering what the "correct"
> way to allow ordinary users to access tis device is?

Have a look at the man pages for devd, devfs.conf and devfs.rules.

Glen Barber
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