Check out the header comments in the recently created 
/etc/defaults/devfs.rules and the new rc.conf variable 
devfs_system_ruleset.  In your case below, you'd probably need an 
/etc/devfs.rules like:

# Create local ruleset

add path 'ugen*' mode 664

And then you'd add the following line to /etc/rc.conf:


On Sunday 31 August 2003 10:44 pm, John Reynolds wrote:
> Hi all, in debugging /dev/usb* and /dev/ugen* permissions problems
> so that I could access my digital camera as a mere-mortal user, I
> came across this posting to -questions:
> Indeed what Jesse posted worked like a charm:
>   devfs ruleset 10
>   devfs rule add path 'ugen*' mode 664
> Since the ugen* devices are "dynamic," putting entries in
> /etc/devfs.conf doesn't work unless you "restart" devfs once the
> camera is turned on. Thus, the rule above works nicely.
> He had asked in the mail where the "appropriate" place for these
> commands should be, but the thread ended there. So, I pose the
> question to this list. I didn't see anything in
> /etc/defaults/rc.conf regarding devfs.
> So, would the "appropriate" thing be to create a .sh file in
> /usr/local/etc/rc.d which contained the rule commands one would
> want and just have them be applied via this mechanism once it was
> very clear that devfs was up and running, etc.?
> Thanks,
> -Jr

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