Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 160388
device ownership is reset to defaults following reboot
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:18 EST
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Description of problem:
I have a RHEL 4 kernel 2.6.9-6.37.EL. I am installing Oracle which requires that devices be assigned oracle:dba ownership.
Following a reboot devices assigned to oracle:dba are reset to root:disk ownership. I have seen this in 2 scenarios: when assigning native sd devices or bound raw devices.
this forces me to edit my oracle service script to chown on startup. Is this expected behavior?
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Steps to Reproduce:
1. chown oracle:dba /dev/sdt
3. ls -l /dev/sdt (results in root:disk) ownership
Expected Results: Device ownership assignments should survive reboots
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I think these would be set 'permanently' via udev. Did our support resolve this
for you? thanks.
Yes changing the ownership in the *.permissions file under /etc/udev worked.