Subject: Re: NetBSD Guide section 12.8: some incompletness
To: None <>
From: Pavel Cahyna <>
List: netbsd-docs
Date: 09/08/2006 18:58:18
On Thu, Sep 07, 2006 at 11:43:01PM +0300, Aleksey Cheusov wrote:
> 12.8. Using audio CDs with NetBSD
> subsection 2. To read ("rip") audio tracks)
> Sorry for being intrusive, but this section is somewhat incomplete too.
> Things described is there just don't work (at least with
> cdparanoia) because the ordinary users have no write permissions to
> /dev/cd0X devices required to grab CDs.
> The default permissions are root:operator - 640.
> I see the following solutions for this:
> - chmod +s /usr/pkg/bin/cdparanoia
>   that allows wheel members to grab CDs.
>   For obvious reasons this is probably the worst method.
> - chmod g+w
>   Bad too. CD grabhbing users should not be able to reade sdX/wdX.

how are permissions of cdX related to sdX/wdX ?