[linux-audio-user] /dev/raw1394 permissions. Using firewire interface Focusrite Saffire

Stephen Hassard steve at hassard.net
Sun Dec 17 12:35:32 EST 2006

Pau Arumi wrote:
> That's because a normal user does not have access to raw1394
> $ ls -l /dev/raw1394
> crw-rw---- 1 root disk 171, 0 2006-12-17 16:10 /dev/raw1394
> Doing
> $ sudo chmod o+rw /dev/raw1394
> solves the problem. However after a new reboot the permissions have been 
> reset.
> So what is the supposed way to work with firewire?
> Maybe changing raw1394 group ownership to audio?

The easiest way to fix this permanently would be to add your user to the 
'disk' group.


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