Derek Tattersall wrote: > That shouldn't matter. I want to have the owner and group permissions set > when the appropriate /dev nodes are created, on boot up or on insertion of > the device, independently of who is logged into which terminal. I mostly > use kde. > > This is something of a work in progress. I am setting up a 2 seat, 2 > graphics card configuration, with one graphics card dedicated to running > mythtv, and the other a regular desktop. I want mythtv to own the tv tuner > card, and the on board sound card. I want the user logged in at the other > terminal to own a usb sound card, and a webcam. > > I have something that sort of works by setting the permissions in > rc.local. The problem with that is that it isn't dynamic. If I unplug or > plug in one of the usb devices, I have to manually set the permissions all > over again. > > There should be a way to do this with udev, but I haven't figured out how. > Something, maybe in /etc/security/console.perms, is overriding it. I saw > some other posts referring to files in /etc/security/console.perms.d, but > I can't see any appropriate entries to cover sound or video devices. > > Any ideas? > It makes a big difference, because HAL will change the permissions in the GUI mode. It works best when running the Gnome or KDE desktop. On the other hand, I believe they are still handled by console.perms when using the cli. Mikkel -- A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text. Q: Why is top-posting a bad thing?
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