Include DragonFly BSD in the list of BSDs to which this applies.

Add information on how to set the mode, owner, and/or group of the BPF
devices in FreeBSD with devfs.

svn path=/trunk/; revision=23032
Guy Harris 2007-09-29 23:42:45 +00:00
parent a2778dcb27
commit 115c3de229
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Installing Wireshark on FreeBSD/OpenBSD/NetBSD
Installing Wireshark on FreeBSD/OpenBSD/NetBSD/DragonFly BSD
1. Extra packages required
@ -80,4 +80,34 @@ that need to use Wireshark to the wheel group. Check your operating
system's documentation on how to make permanent these changes as they
are often reset upon reboot; if /dev is implemented with devfs, it might
be possible to configure devfs to create all bpf devices owned by a
particular user and/or group and with particular permissions.
particular user and/or group and with particular permissions. In
FreeBSD 6.0 and later this can be done by creating an /etc/devfs.rules
file with content such as
add path 'bpf*' {mode and permissons}
where "mode and permissions" can include clauses such as
mode {octal permissions}
to set the permissions on the device (e.g., "mode 0660" to set the
permissions to rw-rw-r--),
user {user}
to set the user who owns the device, or
group {group}
to set the group that owns the device and adding a line such as
to /etc/rc.conf. For example, an /etc/devfs.rules file with
add path 'bpf*' mode 0660 group wheel
will grant read and write permissions on all BPF devices to all users in
the "wheel" group.