Provided by: libpam-devperm_1.6-1_i386
/etc/logindevperm - configuration file for pam_devperm.so
/etc/logindevperm is an ASCII file which contains the rules for
There is one entry per line. Comments start with a # and extend to the
end of the line. Blank lines or lines with only a comment are ignored.
All other lines consist of three fields delimited by whitespace:
If a user signs onto the system on this device, the rule will be
octal permission number
The octal permission number to which the access rights of
devices should be changed.
list of devices
A ":"-delimited list of devices, which should be owned by the
user who signs onto the sytem.
All device names are absolute paths. A path that ends in "/*" refers to
all directory entries except "." and "..". The login device could be
also the xdm display (like :0) or a "*" matching all devices.
If the tty the user does login matches a login device name, the
permissions of the devices in the ":"-delimited list are set as
specified in the second field, and their ownership is changed to that
of the uid of the user.
All rules are tried one by one. Every match is evaluated.
# Give access to the CD-ROM and floppy devices.
# users in the correct group should be also able
# to write to the floppy. user needs to login with xdm/kdm
:0 0600 /dev/cdrom:/dev/cdrom1:/dev/cdrom2
:0 0660 /dev/fd0:/dev/fd1