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Bug 78686

Summary: /dev/raw1394 not owned by console user
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Ole Aamot <oka>
Component: pamAssignee: Tomas Mraz <tmraz>
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE QA Contact: Jay Turner <jturner>
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Fixed In Version: 0.77-62 Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Adds console ownership for /dev/raw1394 in console.perms none

Description Ole Aamot 2002-11-27 16:47:55 UTC
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Description of problem:
/dev/raw1394 is owned by root with permissions 600.  Please
add the device to /etc/security/console.perms - so that the 
permissions does not prevent new users from using IEEE 1394
devices, such as video cameras.

Note: anyone who can open raw1394 can access all devices on all connected 1394
buses unrestricted, including harddisks and other devices.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install an application for deals with IEEE 1394 device, such as kino.
2. Run kino as a regular user.
3. Try to debug it.  Kino, using libraw1394, provides no warnings.

Actual Results:  The permissions for /dev/video1394 is correctly changed, since
/dev/video* is matched in /etc/security/console.perms for v4l.

Expected Results:  Permissions to access the device.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Ole Aamot 2003-06-27 12:43:08 UTC
Created attachment 92654 [details]
Adds console ownership for /dev/raw1394 in console.perms

Please consider this.