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    How do I change the permissions for devfs to allow users other than root access audio cds and dvds?

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    I did'nt have to even touch the settings of devfs on my computer (gentoo), just add "users" ro your cdrom-entry in /etc/fstab, for example this is how it looks like on my PC:
    /dev/hda /mnt/cdrom iso9660 noauto,ro,users 0 0
    Change /dev/hda (i know this is unuseal to place the CD-drive on /dev/hda, but I switched the places of the harddrive and cd-drive once...) to your cdrom-path, often a symlink /dev/cdrom. Change "ro" to "rw" if you have a CD-burner.

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    My fstab is already setup that way. Users have no problem mounting anything...it's just audio cds that are restricted to root....

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    If you are using ArchLinux: make the user member of the audio group. No need to change permissions elsewhere
    I\'m so tired .....
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