Permissions problem for sane
rsmith at xs4all.nl
Fri Aug 7 20:37:31 UTC 2015
On Fri, Aug 07, 2015 at 01:20:59PM -0600, Warren Block wrote:
> On Fri, 7 Aug 2015, kpneal at pobox.com wrote:
> > On Thu, Aug 06, 2015 at 04:07:29PM +0200, Roland Smith wrote:
> >> On Thu, Aug 06, 2015 at 11:43:35AM +0100, Anthony Campbell wrote:
> >>> My first posting to this list. I've been using 10.1 for a couple of
> >>> months on my Thinkpad T60 without problems.
> >>> Trying to get my Epson 1650 scanner to work, I found it was only
> >>> detected as root. It's at /dev/usb:/dev/ugen0.2
> >>> After googling, I found instructions on Freebsd manual for 8.7, which
> >>> involved creating a usb group and making/modifying /etc/devfs.rules.
> >>> This didn't work.
> >>> I then added myself to the wheel and operator groups but again no
> >>> result.
> >> 3) Activated this ruleset in /etc/rc.conf:
> >> devfs_system_ruleset="custom_rules"
> >> 4) reboot to activate the new ruleset and rules.
> > I suspect that these two steps are being missed by many.
> devfs can be restarted with 'service devfs restart'.
When I was writing my answer, I ran `service -e` to see if devfs was listed as a
service. And it *doesn't* show up on my machine (10-STABLE amd64):
# service -e
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