[sane-devel] Umax Ultraslim 1220

Henning Meier-Geinitz henning@meier-geinitz.de
Mon, 30 Sep 2002 22:14:51 +0200


On Mon, Sep 30, 2002 at 09:03:32PM +0100, Tim Waugh wrote:
> Indeed.  Of course, you'll need to set the appropriate permissions for
> /dev/parport*.  If need be, any drivers that use /dev/port could be
> made to run as root by setting permissive permissions on /dev/port,
> although of course that's far less than ideal!

The last time I checked this didn't work. Even with chmod a+rw the
kernel insisted on beeing root to access /dev/port. I think this was
changed sometime. Some years ago it worked that way.