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Re: How to make permissions on "/dev/nvidia" stick?



On Sun, 2005-01-16 at 16:36 -0500, Jeff Spaleta wrote:
> On Sun, 16 Jan 2005 16:24:55 -0500, Ernest L. Williams Jr.
> <ernesto ornl gov> wrote:
> > Does anyone know the trick to make this stick?
> > Following a reboot I must execute:
> > chmod o+rw /dev/nvid*
> > 
> > I am using "NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-6629-pkg1.run"
> 
> The permissions change for me automatically when i log into the
> console via the pam_console mechanism.  And then the permissions
> revert back to default permissions when a user is not at the console.
> If you want to change that behavior you may have to edit the udev
> device defaults for the nvidia devices and the console.perms.
> 
> did you follow the documented instructions on how to get nvidia
> working with udev?
> http://fedora.redhat.com/docs/udev/
> 
> does /etc/security/console.perms have the lines
> <dri>=/dev/nvidia* /dev/3dfx*
> and
> <xconsole> 0600 <dri>        0600 root
Yes, but the nvidia instructions wanted those lines commented out.



> 
> -jef
> 


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