[mythtv-users] Why does /dev/dvb reset permisions on boot?
toby.weston at Misys.com
Tue Dec 6 04:11:44 EST 2005
> Weston, Toby wrote:
>> Hi folks,
>> Probably an obvious question (bit of Linux newbie here I'm afraid)
>> but why would the permissions on my dvb devices reset to allow just
>> root access each time I reboot? Myth can't access them as the
>> 'mythtv' user doesn't have write permission but I change this using
>> chmod... it just can't retain the change...
> After I got DVB working, the DVB devices (in /dev/dvb/adapter0/*) had
> no permissions so only root could see them. The fix was to add
> chmod 666 /dev/dvb/adapter0/*
> to /etc/rc.d/rc.local
> which resets them to something sensible each reboot.
Thanks! I'll give that a go :)
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