Re: cannot play DVD's on Fedora 10 386

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On Sunday 30 August 2009 13:41:47 Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote:
> Kevin Kempter wrote:
> > I did some more digging. /dev/dvd and /dev/cdrom are both symlinks to
> > /dev/sr0
> >
> > the symlinks (/dev/dvd and /dev/cdrom) are both owned by user:group
> > root:root and have 777 permissions
> >
> > any other thoughts?
> >
> > Thanks in advance....
>
> Every symlink I have seen has 777 permissions. What counts are the
> permissions of the file it links to.
>
> [mikkel lib]$ ls -l /dev/dvd
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 3 2009-08-20 11:35 /dev/dvd -> sr0
> [mikkel lib]$ ls -l /dev/sr0
> brw-rw----+ 1 mikkel root 11, 0 2009-08-20 11:35 /dev/sr0
>
> Mikkel


How do I change perms on the device?

If I do a chmod a+rw /dev/sr0 it changes the perms for about 30 seconds then 
they get changed back to rw for root only.

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