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Re: (Semi-random) thoughts on device tree structure and devfs

On Tue, Mar 09, 2010 at 03:52:09PM -0500, der Mouse wrote:
> >>> Lack of chmod/chown/etc in /dev would be a total showstopper (for
> >>> me, at the very least) for production use.
> >> Could you tell me the senario how it sucks?
> > [...example, plain user access to serial line...]
> That's one of the scenarios I've run into, though for me it's at least
> as often been something other than a serial line - on my scanner
> machine, for example, /dev/scanner is a symlink to /dev/uk0, and
> /dev/uk0 is mode 600 owner mouse.

I also have the same requirements, for some various kind of devices
(serial, USB, even some disk devices)

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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