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How to Configure Device File owner/group Via UDEV (Doc ID 1958787.1)

Last updated on JUNE 24, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86


This document introduces how to configure attributions of device files under /dev directory via udev.

There are no static files under /dev directory for devices, devices are created/removed dynamically by udev(or udevd) which is a daemon monitors what devices are connected/disconnected on to the kernel, and run additional appropriate scripts at the time. Manually creating files under /dev directory or changing its file attributions does no effect, manually modifications would be ignored or could be revised automatically.


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