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Re: error in reading frame-buffer device

On Wed, Apr 18, 2001 at 12:48:36PM +0530, sreangsu acharyya wrote:
> On Wed, 18 Apr 2001, shubhendu wrote:
> > i want to open  /dev/fb* for doing ioctl on it 
> > my problem is open always returns -1 
> i hope the program was running with root permissions.

Actually a better option is to:

addgroup fbusers
add yourself to that group
chown root:fbusers /dev/fb*
chmod g+rw /dev/fb*