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Re: /dev/cdrom is missing

On Tue, Jul 10, 2001 at 10:23:45PM -0400, Russell Hires wrote:
> This is why I'm frustrated and confused. Of course it should be that way...I 
> just downloaded kscd and it's also telling me that I don't have permission to 
> get to /dev/cdrom...So, I ls -l /dev/hdc (which is where /cdrom is pointing 
> to) and get this: 
> brw-rw----    1 root     disk      22,   0 Apr 15 03:38 /dev/hdc
> Now, it appears that the last three dashes are reserved for me, the user. I 
> don't have read or write permissions...could that be the problem? I doubt it, 
> though, since my other block devices are similar in their permissions scheme. 
> Ugh...

chgrp cdrom /dev/hdc

do NOT add yourself to group disk.  

add yourself to group cdrom.

after you fix this you should have:

brw-rw----    1 root     cdrom      22,   0 Apr 15 03:38 /dev/hdc

Ethan Benson

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