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Re: Kamera + USB permissions

On Mon, Mar 18, 2002 at 02:00:40AM +0200, Jarno Elonen wrote:

> I just tried Kamera after quite a long time and it actually worked.
> Thank you!  It isn't, however, very feasible to use because the device
> file is owned by root: you always have to change its permissions
> manually before starting Kamera as a non-root user.  I found a small
> daemon called usb-perms (and packaged it into a .deb

That's what DEVFS (device file system) is for. If you use 2.4 kernels
and have devfs compiled in, the /dev tree will be maintained as an 'in
memory' file system, with things like nodes, permissions, etc. (also for
"not yet existing" nodes) saved in /etc/devfsd/perms and associated

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