[systemd-devel] Add User to group "video"

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Thu May 7 09:34:24 PDT 2015

On Thu, 07.05.15 11:30, Martin Vogt (mvogt1 at gmail.com) wrote:

> Hello,
> I try to give any user rw permissions on /dev/nvidia*.
> Usually this is done by adding the user to group "video", but
> here the group is configured on NIS and I cannot change it.

Please note that with systemd/udev we do not support setups where
system groups are not available locally unconditionally. If you store
system groups on NIS/LDAP or some other network service then this
basically "voids the warranty" for systemd.


Lennart Poettering, Red Hat

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