On Jul 1, 2006, at 12:16 PM, Anish Mistry wrote:

On Saturday 01 July 2006 11:54, Charles Howse wrote:
I've added the following to /etc/devfs.conf:
own     lpt0    root:wheel
perm    lpt0    0660

Save that, then, # chmod 0660 /dev/lpt0

When I reboot, the permissions revert to the default of 0600.
Anyone know why that is?
man devfs.rules
http://am-productions.biz/docs/devfs.rules.php

Sorry, this just isn't working for me.

/etc/rc.conf contains:
devfs_rulesets="/etc/defaults/devfs.rules /etc/devfs.rules"
devfs_system_ruleset="local_rules"

$ cat /etc/devfs.rules
[local_rules=10]
add path lpt0 mode 660 group wheel

devfs does not complain when I restart it.
I've tried:
'lpt*'
'lpt0*'

No matter what, the permissions revert to 600 when I reboot.
How about a little nudge in the right direction?  :)


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