[CentOS] Changing permissions on files that only exist during USB operation

Craig White craigwhite at azapple.com
Sun Sep 4 11:10:47 UTC 2005

On Sun, 2005-09-04 at 12:30 +0900, Dave Gutteridge wrote:
> >If you look at the above - it already is usable (in fact owned) by the
> >user dave.
> >  
> >
> Well, if you say so, I believe you.
> The reason I think I don't have the correct permissions settings is 
> because on the following web page, it says that the error I get is 
> because the permissions are wrong. If I already have the "correct" 
> permissions settings, and I still get this error, then I'm at a loss to 
> diagnose the problem.
> http://www.brandonhutchinson.com/Running_JPilot_as_a_non-privileged_user.html
that was probably good advice for Red Hat 8.0 and 2.4 kernel
> >make sure that 'jpilot' or any other program that you wish to use to
> >sync your Palm, uses /dev/pilot
> >  
> >
> In the JPilot preferences page, it has a field for entering in "Serial 
> Port". In that field I have "/dev/pilot".
> There does not seem to be an option or way to specify whether or not the 
> connection is USB, but I assume if it's going to /dev/pilot then it 
> should be looking in the right place...?
look again at the output of 'ls -l /dev/pilot /dev/ttyUSB*'

if you are syncing, /dev/pilot is a symbolic link to /dev/ttyUSB1

what more do you think that you need?


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