Re: Howto change ownership of device under devfs
On Sat, Feb 23, 2002 at 04:07:01PM -0500, Jerome Acks Jr wrote:
| On Wed, Feb 20, 2002 at 11:04:44PM -0600, Michael Heldebrant wrote:
| > I created a file in the conf.d directory for my system that contains the
| > following lines:
| > REGISTER ^tts/0 PERMISSIONS root.nut 0660
| > REGISTER ^ttyS0 PERMISSIONS root.nut 0660
| I have tried this. After running update-devfsd or reboot, /dev/tts/0 ends
| up as root.nut 0660. However, the symlink /dev/ttyS0 is still root.root
It doesn't matter. Symlinks' permissions don't matter at all, it is
the permission of the file they point to that matters.
Just try it with ordinary files.
| Is there something else that needs to be done to files in /etc/devfs to
| make /dev/ttyS0 owned by root.nut with mode 0660?
Ideally you aren't going to use /dev/ttyS0 anymore since you have
(realistically, though, the compatibility links are important for an
unknown amount of time)
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