[mythtv-users] HD-3000 and DVD device Permissions

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Tue Feb 14 21:18:41 UTC 2006

On Feb 14, 2006, at 1:36 PM, Steven Adeff wrote:

> On 2/14/06, Brian Wood <beww at beww.org> wrote:
>> A couple of presumably udev-related problems:
>> The permissions on my /dev/dvb/adapter0 devices always come up  as
>> root:root and 660. I changed them in /etc/udev/permissions.d/10-
>> pchdtv.permissions but the system ignores the change, or perhaps does
>> change them but then changes them back?
> you try adding
> SUBSYSTEM=="dvb",       GROUP="video"
> to /etc/udev/permissions.rules?
> then just add the video group to your mythtv user. this is how it
> works in my Debian system.

Well those parameters are in my /etc/udev/rules.d./50-udev.rules

But they seem to be getting ignored.

>> Is there some other place I should be changing the permissions that
>> get assigned to the devices? I can change them easily enough after
>> the fact but, as I said, it bugs me :-)
>> A somewhat related matter, it is a 50/50 proposition as to which of
>> my DVD drives is going to come up as /dev/dvd, the other being /dev/
>> dvd1 (hdc and hdd really). I'm guessing it has to do with which drive
>> happens to finish its initialization first, but it would be nice to
>> have this be consistent :-)
> just reference the actual device and ignore /dev/dvd, though I've
> never seen them come up randomly like you describe.

I can't remember if it is the hdc/hdd that get reversed or just the  
symlinks. I try not to reboot this box so I'll have to wait 'till the  
next time they get reversed. .

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