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shanenin 10-14-2003 02:12 PM

what does this c represent
 
in this line what does the c represent
crw-rw---- 1 root root 178, 0 Mar 25 2001 /dev/mga_vid

I am getting this error when running gmplayer can't open /dev/mga_vid permission denied

trickykid 10-14-2003 02:16 PM

Character Special Device

nirvanix 10-14-2003 02:31 PM

c: character device, like a video card
b: block device, like a storage device
d: subdirectory
l: symbolic link
-: normal file

shanenin 10-14-2003 02:45 PM

thanks you guys.


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