umass to /dev/da* mapping

Zane C. B-H. v.velox at
Wed Dec 7 15:56:53 UTC 2011

On Wed, 7 Dec 2011 08:39:30 -0700 (MST)
Warren Block <wblock at> wrote:

> On Wed, 7 Dec 2011, Zane C. B-H. wrote:
> > Still you will want to investigate what I've mentioned. It will
> > drastically simplify permission stuff as well as make automatic.
> > The devfs stuff is just not boottime only, but will be applied to
> > any new device added etc post boot.
> Are you sure of that?  Seems like devfs permissions are only
> applied when devfs(8) apply/applyset commands are run, directly or
> through /etc/rc.d/devfs.

Yeah, I am sure of that. It is what I have setup here.

/etc/devfs.conf - This one only affects boot time stuff.

/dec/devfs.rules - This one contains the rules will be applied during
and post boot. It will also require you to specify which to use in
"/etc/rc.conf" as this file can contain multiple rule sets.

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