Unable to run k3b

Tijl Coosemans tijl at FreeBSD.org
Wed Aug 17 11:18:25 UTC 2016

On Wed, 17 Aug 2016 10:03:01 +0000 Manish Jain <bourne.identity at hotmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 17, 2016 at 3:11 PM, Tijl Coosemans <tijl at FreeBSD.org> wrote:
>>> own /dev/pci root:operator perm /dev/pci 0664
>> This one is probably not needed either. To burn a cd you may need write
>> access to /dev/cd0:
> If I don't add the lines above, I am not able to run lspci as a normal
> user. I think that is a signifiant enough consideration. The first
> Google search results for 'k3b no optical device' returned a link which
> suggested running lspci as the first step to resolving the problem.

I know lspci only as a Linux command so where did you get a FreeBSD lspci
command?  Normally you would run 'pciconf -l' on FreeBSD.  A CDROM drive
is not a PCI device though.  It's an ATA or SCSI (or USB) device which can
be listed using 'camcontrol devlist' on FreeBSD.

> As for /dev/cd0, I wonder how I managed to burn a CD in k3b when I did
> not have not write access as mentioned in devfs.conf. Might have
> delegated powers via /dev/pci ?

Hmm, maybe write access is no longer needed.  It's been many years since
I last burned a CD.

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