Re: [PARPORT] module permissions

Tim Waugh (
Fri, 31 Dec 1999 12:42:08 +0000 (GMT)

On Thu, 30 Dec 1999, Janine Roe wrote:

> Perhaps I'm overlooking something rather obvious, but I am unable to
> run modprobe or insmod as a user. I can only load these modules as a
> superuser.

That's right. man modules.conf (or man conf.modules).

> And then once they are loaded, I am unable to 'scanimage' as a user.
> I get a message saying that no devices are loaded. What do I do to
> fix this? I don't want to have to be superuser to scan images.

man chmod. You need to have read/write permissions on the /dev files it


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