k3b and burning permissions
tmraz at redhat.com
Thu Jan 5 10:59:17 UTC 2006
On Thu, 2006-01-05 at 10:20 +0000, Bill Crawford wrote:
> Paul wrote:
> > Hi,
> > For some reason, I seem to have lost all rights to burn DVDs and CDs on
> > my FC5t1 box using k3b (and presumably, any other burning software).
> > Any ideas on how to restore things?
> Generally make sure that whichever device is pointed to by /dev/cdrom
> or /dev/dvd belongs to the logged in user. Try chown $USER /dev/whatever
> (e.g. my cdrom is /dev/hdc).
> I had to add the following in /etc/security/console.perms.d/ to get
> /dev/dvd to work.
> # device classes -- these are shell-style globs
> # permission definitions
> <console> 0600 <dvd> 0600 root
That shouldn't be necessary as the dvd writer device should be pointed
to by the /dev/cdwriter symlink. Or isn't it in your case?
Tomas Mraz <tmraz at redhat.com>
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