Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 78686
/dev/raw1394 not owned by console user
Last modified: 2015-01-07 19:02:00 EST
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Description of problem:
/dev/raw1394 is owned by root with permissions 600. Please
add the device to /etc/security/console.perms - so that the
permissions does not prevent new users from using IEEE 1394
devices, such as video cameras.
Note: anyone who can open raw1394 can access all devices on all connected 1394
buses unrestricted, including harddisks and other devices.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install an application for deals with IEEE 1394 device, such as kino.
2. Run kino as a regular user.
3. Try to debug it. Kino, using libraw1394, provides no warnings.
Actual Results: The permissions for /dev/video1394 is correctly changed, since
/dev/video* is matched in /etc/security/console.perms for v4l.
Expected Results: Permissions to access the device.
Created attachment 92654 [details]
Adds console ownership for /dev/raw1394 in console.perms
Please consider this.