[Bro] BRO on FreeBSD 5.2.1
vern at icir.org
Fri Sep 24 14:43:03 PDT 2004
> OK, but the devfs devices are created as...
> gumshoe# ls -lt /dev/b*
> crw------- 1 bro wheel 23, 1 Sep 24 14:14 /dev/bpf1
> crw------- 1 bro wheel 23, 0 Sep 24 14:14 /dev/bpf0
> (I changed the owner from root to bro.) If bro is a member of group
> wheel, bro still can't read the device.
I'm confused. If the files are mode 600 and "bro" owns them, then
it certainly should be able to read them ... !
> I don't know how to control
> the permissions, owner or group of devfs devices. The devfs(5) man
> page is useless.
So the problem is that devfs creates them on-the-fly, so you're not able
to alter their ownership? What happens if you create them statically via
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