On Tue, 2004-04-27 at 01:13, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> OK, this one's new to me (of course, all most anything is with Debian). I'm
> trying to tweak the permissions on my cdrom so that I can use it as a regular
> user. I've already successfully changed the group for the cdrom, but now when I
> chmod g+rw /dev/cdrom, nothing changes. How can I get this to work right? Anyone?
I don't know why people keep using that funny
and complicated notation for chmod. The command
takes octal. Do this:
chmod 666 /dev/cdrom
ls -l /dev/cdrom
Then, if /dev/cdrom is a symlink, follow with
an "ls -l" for whatever that points to.