Bug 296111

Summary: wrong permissions for /dev/sg*
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: mail <mail>
Component: udevAssignee: Harald Hoyer <harald>
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Description mail@romal.de 2007-09-19 07:39:30 EDT
Description of problem:

[romal@beowulf ~]$ ll /dev/sg*
crw-r----- 1 root disk 21, 0 19. Sep 11:54 /dev/sg0
crw-r----- 1 root disk 21, 1 19. Sep 11:54 /dev/sg1
[romal@beowulf ~]$ 

Logged in user does not have access to the cdwriter

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Commercial Nero cdwriting software (www.nero.com) does complain on this if
running as non-root-user.
Comment 1 Harald Hoyer 2007-09-19 09:00:04 EDT
you should use /dev/sr* (/dev/cdrom) not sg. We cannot allow general user access
to sg, because you can do bad things with it (like flashing a new firmware, etc.)