On Tue, Jan 20, 2009 at 01:44:48PM -0500, Lowell Gilbert wrote:
> > The mount point still has the same ownership (me) and permissions (755) as
> > before. Both /etc/devfs.rules, /etc/rc.conf and /etc/sysctl.conf have the
> > relevant lines for allowing user mounts, namely:
> >
> > /etc/sysctl.conf    ==>  vfs.usermount=1
> > /etc/devfs.rules    ==>  [localrules=10]
> >                          add path 'da*s*' mode 0660 group usb
> > /etc/rc.conf        ==>  devfs_system_ruleset="localrules"
> >
> > I don't recall this being necessary, but I also have devd enabled in 
> > rc.conf,
> > although with no special rules for umass in devd.conf. Needless to say, I 
> > belong
> > to group usb. This configuration worked before just fine. Any ideas?
> You certainly always needed permissions on a device to be able to mount
> it.  For a device already present at boot time, you would need an entry
> in devfs.rules.  For a device plugged in later, you would instead need
> devd to know how to handle it.

For stuff available at boot you should use devfs.conf. The devfs.rules
file is for devices that are plugged in later.

R.F.Smith                                   http://www.xs4all.nl/~rsmith/
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