[mythtv-users] Why does /dev/dvb reset permisions on boot?
R. Geoffrey Newbury
newbury at mandamus.org
Wed Dec 7 09:48:24 EST 2005
On Tue, 06 Dec 2005 18:59:10 +1000, ffrr wrote:
>Weston, Toby wrote:
>>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
>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/*
>which resets them to something sensible each reboot.
Or go down into /etc/udev/rules.d/ and add MODE="666" into the line in
the (whichever).rules file which creates the dvb devices.
R. Geoffrey Newbury newbury at mandamus.org
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