[Bro] BRO on FreeBSD 5.2.1
dart at nersc.gov
Fri Sep 24 17:09:18 PDT 2004
In reply to Randolph Reitz <rreitz at fnal.gov> :
> When devfs creates the /dev/bpfxx files, it creates them as follows...
> crw------- 1 root wheel 23, 1 Sep 24 14:14 /dev/bpfxx
> After the /dev/bpfxx is created, bro complains that it can't read the
> /dev/bpfxx and stops. I change the owner to bro and then restart bro.
> The traffic I'm currently monitoring is not the Fermi border traffic,
> it's internal traffic. So only two bpfxx have been automatically
> created. When I hook up the border traffic, I expect that a lot of
> /dev/bpfxx will be created, so I need to find a way to tell devfs to
> create /dev/bpfxx with owner 'bro'. I don't know how to do this.
take a look at /etc/devfs.conf and /etc/rc.d/devfs
also man devfs
> The /dev/MAKEDEV doesn't exist in 5.2.
> On Sep 24, 2004, at 4:43 PM, Vern Paxson wrote:
> >> 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
> > /dev/MAKEDEV?
> > Vern
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