chmod 660 on /dev/pass*

Joerg Sonnenberger joerg at
Fri Mar 11 12:05:17 PST 2005

On Fri, Mar 11, 2005 at 08:49:02PM +0100, Joerg Anslik wrote:
> Yeah,
> >It is. Because pass allows you to do some pretty nasty stuff
> >with the SCSI bus. It shouldn't be a problem for you to change
> >it on demand :)
> Okay, but the same holds true for /dev/nsa* in a way, since I can see
> no big difference between "mt -f /dev/nsa0 erase" called by non-root,
> but operator-group life forms, and "nasty stuff" via /dev/pass0
> accessed by the same life forms.

There's one big difference though: pass applies to all SCSI devices
and allows almost unfiltered access, nsa not.


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