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Old 01-19-2009, 03:33 PM   #1
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Fedora 10 lsdvd requires root access??


I am running Fedora 10 new install. lsdvd gives an error when trying to access the dvd. If I issue chmod 766 /dev/dvd then it works fine. Is there a way to set this a boot so access to the dvd does not require root password?

lsdvd
libdvdread: Using libdvdcss version 1.2.10 for DVD access
libdvdread: Could not open /dev/dvd with libdvdcss.
libdvdread: Can't open /dev/dvd for reading
Can't open disc /dev/dvd!
 
Old 01-19-2009, 05:26 PM   #2
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to actually change the permissions you'd want to tweak the udev rules in /etc/udev/rules.d (http://reactivated.net/writing_udev_...#example-cdrom) but it's more common to have that file owned by root, but in a group such as "cdrom" or similar, and youwould conventionally add your own user to that group to get proper access.
 
Old 01-20-2009, 10:08 AM   #3
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Thanks for the link. I will change the udev rules, just thought it would make sense to have that set as default from install.

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Gregg
 
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Well assuming that it is the group membership stuff, then technically it does make sense.
 
  


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