[mythtv-users] /dev/raw1394 permissions issues
william_munson at comcast.net
Mon Dec 29 12:37:25 UTC 2008
Kevin Kuphal wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 29, 2008 at 1:16 AM, Gabe Rubin <gaberubin at gmail.com
> <mailto:gaberubin at gmail.com>> wrote:
> I upgraded to fedora 10 from version 7, and I think I have solved all
> the little issues that crop up during these upgrades except for one
> After a reboot, my mythtv user does not have permission to
> /dev/raw1394 until I do the following: chmod 666 /dev/raw1394.
> I tried following the instructions here:
> but this rule does not affect the permissions post-reboot (I don't
> know much about udev, so maybe the rule isn't even doing anything).
> I can't figure out how to determine the /dev/raw1394 group membership
> to add mythtv to that group as mentioned in the other method. When I
> do an "ls -la /dev/raw*", it shows this "crw-rw-rw- 1 root root 171, 0
> 2007-02-11 13:36 /dev/raw1394" (after changing the permissions). Does
> that mean it is part of the root group. If so, isn't that a bad idea
> to make the mythtv user part of the root group?
> Why not just add the "chmod 666 /dev/raw1394" to your rc.local (or
> equivalent) script so that it is executed on boot? Or even add it to
> the beginning of your mythbackend init script so it is run prior to
> mythbackend starting...
Or add one of the groups that have permission for the device to your
myth user. I forget which one I used, it been too long since I set it up.
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