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    Setting group on LVM using udev


    I'm trying to set the permissions on a LVM volume so that a user (virtualbox) can use it. I've looked this up and it says to use udev rules. I have this...

    # cat /etc/udev/rules.d/99-logger.rules
    ENV{DM_NAME}="vm1-logger", OWNER="vbox", GROUP="vboxusers", MODE:="660"

    However, when I reboot the machine, EVERYTHING in /dev belongs to vbox:vboxusers and now just the lvm volume name 'logger'. Can anybody give any insight on what's going on here?


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    Strange. I did a few things and ended up with this in the udev rules...

    $ cat 92-local-vbox-permissions.rules
    ENV{DM_VG_NAME}=="vm1" ENV{DM_LV_NAME}=="logger" OWNER="vbox"

    This seemed to do the trick. Don't know why, I guess I just had the wrong format...

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    Last edited by wiz561; 01-03-2012 at 04:05 PM. Reason: added reference url

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