[nycbug-talk] 5.4RC2 Question

Aleksandar Kacanski kacanski_s
Tue Apr 26 11:46:00 EDT 2005

read the man page for devfs(5) and MAKE_DEV(9) and
look at the
#/etc/defaults/devfs.rules and
#/sys/param.h files
Permissions should be a part of the make_dev function 
  thus, you will not be able to find it anywhere on 
the system.
You need to edit several files, namely
and that will provide you with results you want ...

--- Daniel Gonzalez <dgonzo at optonline.net> wrote:
> Hello all-
> I'm using FreeBSD RC2 and just rebuilt the kernel to
> add support for a 
> CDRW. Kernel rebuild completed without issues.
> Modified /etc/devfs.conf 
> to set device access for non-root users:
> perm pass0 666
> perm xpt0 666
> The system can't seem to find the "perm" command.
> I've searched the 
> entire directory tree and sure enough there's no
> "perm" command on the 
> system. I'm still looking through FreeBSD docs to
> see if the command can 
> be " reinstalled." I don't know if this was an issue
> before I rebuilt 
> the kernel. Can't find anything in google that would
> aid in me in 
> finding the root cause of the problem. If you have
> any suggestions, I 
> would appreciate them greatly....I apologize in
> advance if I've left out 
> another info you might need to assist.
> Thanks in advance
> Daniel Gonzalez
> Senior Maintenance Engineer
> Cablevision Lightpath
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Aleksandar (Sasha) Kacanski

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