make a folder readable

Derek Broughton news at
Thu Aug 28 17:33:49 UTC 2008

Bart Silverstrim wrote:

> Nils Kassube wrote:
>> bill biggs wrote:
>>> I install sun virtualbox and when I try to start it . I need to make
>>> the dev folder readable .How do I make it readable for a user ?
>> Do you mean the "/dev" folder? That is readable for users. Can you post
>> the exact error message you get? Then it is probably easier to find out
>> what the problem is.

usbfs perhaps?  Which is /dev/bus/usb (/proc/bus/usb).  Which now that he
asks, I see does NOT appropriately have group ownership by vboxusers on my
system.  It seems I rebooted since I fixed that, and haven't used
virtualbox since...  Anyway, I think it needs to be _writeable_.

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