file provides an easy way to create and apply
rules, even for devices that are not available at boot.
For devices available at boot, see
The format of this file is simple.
Empty lines and lines beginning with a hash sign
A line between brackets denotes the start of a ruleset.
In the brackets should be the name of the ruleset and its number,
separated by an equal sign.
Other lines are rule specifications as documented in
in the section
These lines are prepended with
and are passed to
by the startup scripts of the system.
It is important to put path elements that contain
special characters between quotes.
Rulesets should have a unique name and number.
All rules that follow a ruleset declaration belong to that ruleset, until a
new ruleset is started.
One custom ruleset has to be enabled in
otherwise it will not be applied to the
file system by the default system startup process.
For example, to enable a
ruleset for the
file system, you would have to use something like this in your
To make all the partitions of
devices readable and writable by their owner and the
group, the following rule may be used:
add path da*s* mode 0660 group usb
The first line declares and starts a new ruleset, with the name
and the number 10.
enabled applications permission to all usb devices for their owner and the
group, a similar rule may be used:
add path usb/* mode 0660 group usb