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Re: Review of Fedora Core



On Fri,  3 Dec 2004 17:53:14 -0500 (EST)
fedora-list-request redhat com wrote:

> From the article:
> -=-=-=-=-=-=-
> Inside that file I learned I must edit this file:
> 
> /etc/security/console.perms
> 
> In particular, console.perms contains the following line which needs to  
> be deleted:
> 
> =/dev/nvidia* /dev/3dfx*
> 
> Finally, I needed to issue the following commands:
> 
> chmod 0666 /dev/nvidia*
> chown root /dev/nvidia*
> 
> -=-=-=-=-=-=-
> 
> That's wrong. console.perms is the right way to do it. You don't want  
> 666 permissions on a device node.
> 
> Maybe the perms in console.perms are incorrect (tuxracer worked  
> perfectly for me in gnome - don't know why kde would be any different)  
> but taking it out of console.perms and chmod 0666 may work but is  
> wrong.

Unfortunately udev sets the permissions for nvidia in file /etc/udev/permissions.d/50-udev.permissions.
Change the permissions for nvidia there.

-- 
Richard E Miles
Federal Way WA.
registered linux user 46097


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