NetBSD-Users archive

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index][Old Index]

Re: Need to chmod CD device to use from users.

On 7 Aug 2009, at 23:26, David DEMELIER wrote:
It works but I wanted to know why do we need to chmod the device if
the groupe operator exists ?

Because the operator group has only read permissions on these
device nodes by default. This is e.g. good enough to make
file system backups with "dump". Burning CD medias however
requires write access which is why you had to change the

        Kind regards

Matthias Scheler                 

Home | Main Index | Thread Index | Old Index