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Re: Privilege Question

On Fri, Nov 09, 2001 at 11:57:33PM -0800, Laurent de Segur wrote:
>I was wondering what type of privileges I need to give to /dev/hdb (cdrom
>device on my machine) to be able to access and eject the media.
>The current mode has been set at install time by default as: 'brw-rw----'
>and the file is owned by 'root disk' causing a program with open("/dev/hdb",
>...) or the command 'eject /cdrom' to fail executing.

Change the device to root:cdrom, 0660 and add yourself to group cdrom.

Brendan O'Dea                                        bod@compusol.com.au
Compusol Pty. Limited                  (NSW, Australia)  +61 2 9810 3633

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