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Old 10-14-2003, 01:12 PM   #1
shanenin
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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
 
Old 10-14-2003, 01:16 PM   #2
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Character Special Device
 
Old 10-14-2003, 01:31 PM   #3
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c: character device, like a video card
b: block device, like a storage device
d: subdirectory
l: symbolic link
-: normal file
 
Old 10-14-2003, 01:45 PM   #4
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thanks you guys.
 
  


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