Change to 25-lfs.rules

Randy McMurchy randy at
Fri Apr 15 16:23:06 PDT 2005

John Gnew wrote these words on 04/15/05 18:14 CST:
> I have just come across the following change that I needed to make in 
> order for glxgears to work:
> KERNEL="nvidia[0-9]*", GROUP="video"
> KERNEL="nvidiactl",    GROUP="video"
> to
> KERNEL="nvidia[0-9]*", GROUP="video", MODE="0666"
> KERNEL="nvidiactl",    GROUP="video", MODE="0666"
> What do I need to do to get this change made in LFS? (provided everyone 
> goes along with the change)

I believe the preferred method of handling this issue is to add
the users needing access to the 'video' group, instead of giving
world permission to the device files.


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