udev only and usb permissions

Dennis Veatch dveatch at woh.rr.com
Sun Nov 7 20:22:40 UTC 2004

On Sunday 07 November 2004 11:41 am, Dennis Veatch wrote:
> In checking out the latest RC of digikam I've run into a usb permission
> problem I cannot resolve. As a normal user, digikam will auto detect the
> camera (HP C320). Yet when it tries to download the images it errors out
> saying to make sure the camera is plugged in and turned on.
> As root running digikam there are no problems. Auto detect works as before
> and images can be downloaded, etc.
> So I tried changing the permissions for camera
> in /etc/udev/permissions.d/50-udev.permissions form;
> camera*:root:root:0666
> to
> camera*:root:users:0666
> adding a normal user to the users groug, then restarted udev and no change.
> I looked at the relevant files in /etc/hotplug and hotplug.d but did not
> see anything that helps. I am reasonably certain the kernel driver being
> used for this system is uhci_hcd.
> At this point I do not know where else to look.


Ok, set all changes back to origianl settings. Being the bright lad that I am, 
decided to RTFM for digikam. Loh sayeth the documents do as I command from 
most high link - http://www.gphoto.org/doc/manual/permissions-usb.html and 
all will be well. So it is printed, so it is done.

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