RFC: new/changed udev rules - Part 1

Jim Gifford lfs at jg555.com
Sun May 14 17:01:59 PDT 2006

Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> I'm by no means an expert here, but does the GROUP do anything for a
> symlink that has 777 permissions?  Or does that apply to the name when
> the actual device is created?
I need to remove a lot of things in these rules before we go to production.

> How robust is this?  It would seem to work if there are two cdroms, but
> does it generalize to the admittedly unusual case where there are more
> than two?  I'm not sure how the drives are recognized.  I only have one
> and it is at "/sys/bus/ide/drivers/ide-cdrom/0.0"  What do the digits
> before and after the dot stand for? bus.device as in hda => 0.0  ... hdd
> => 1.1 ?
Actually I may need to modify it a little, but it should be able to 
accommodate anything we through at it.

I posted to hotplug list to, to get feedback from hotplug maintainers.

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