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Re: dasd permission

On Fri, Feb 07, 2003 at 12:13:31PM -0500, Kevin Kobb wrote:

> I have loaded Amanda on our Debian 390 system and it backs up great. The
> only problem I have is with permissions. I chown the /dev/dasd/0151/partx
> device to root:backup, chmod 640 and it works fine. However, every time I do
> a shutdown and restart, the owner is back to root:root and the mode is 600.
> Can somebody tell me if this is being done through a startup script? If so,
> I haven't found it yet. On Woody for i386 the devices are owned by root:disk
> out of the box, and I don't have the same problem. It wouldn't be hard to
> create a script to change the perms on startup, I just like to how they are
> being changed in the first place. If anybody has an answer for this, I would
> appreciate hearing it.

This is being done by devfsd, configured in the file /etc/devfs/perms.

 - mdz

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