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Bug 160924 - permission denied for cd/dvd device
Summary: permission denied for cd/dvd device
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: hdparm
Version: 4
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Karsten Hopp
QA Contact:
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-06-18 18:41 UTC by Gérard Milmeister
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:11 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2005-06-27 12:21:19 UTC

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Description Gérard Milmeister 2005-06-18 18:41:14 UTC
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Description of problem:
hdparm (root)  works fine for HD devices, but on /dev/hdd which
is a DVD device, it only says:
/dev/hdd: Permission denied

I tried hdparm-6.1 which works fine as before.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. As root: /sbin/hdparm /dev/cdrom
2. Returns: /dev/cdrom: Permission denied


Additional info:

Comment 1 Karsten Hopp 2005-06-23 09:26:10 UTC
what are the permissions of /dev/cdrom or if it is a link the device file it
points at ?

Comment 2 Gérard Milmeister 2005-06-23 17:29:08 UTC
Now it works again. After rebooting I couldn't reproduce the problem...
But maybe there is a bug deeply hidden that only shows under certain unlikely

Comment 3 Karsten Hopp 2005-06-27 12:21:19 UTC
closing based on last comment. This looks more like a udev problem anyway. (udev
creates the device files in /dev) 

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