Questions about groups.
crankbuster at gmail.com
Tue May 5 00:54:04 UTC 2009
* Polytropon <freebsd at edvax.de> [2009-05-04 21:02:29 +0200]:
> > [...] and of
> > course 'wheel'.
> Why "of course"? :-)
Umm, linuxism habit :-)
> There are several groups that you can add your user to, but because
> you're already in wheel, you don't have to (such as the "dialer"
> group for ppp).
> > I am not seeing such things as plugdev,audio,cdrom in etc/group after
> > initial install.
> No, they seem to be "Linuxisms". :-)
> FreeBSD manages the things you're requiring through two important
> files: /etc/devfs.conf (and /etc/devfs.rules) and /etc/devd.conf.
> The devfs files control the virtual device file system. It allows
> you to have permissions on a per-device file basis. These files are
> those that are present from system startup on.
> The devd file controls how the system should react if it detects
> new devices while it's already running.
> See the manpages for these files. Yes, they do exist. :-)
Excellent. Many thanks. :-)
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