View Full Version : [ubuntu] /dev/nvidia0 permission and group keep changing

January 22nd, 2009, 12:13 AM
My /dev/nvidia0 keeps changing the group from "video" to "44" while I am using the computer trying to run UT2004. If I just set permissions to 666 for it it changes them back too. I can't create a group "44" either. Anyone have any ideas?

I am using NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-180.17-pkg2 for my drivers, and Ubuntu 8.10 64 bit.

January 22nd, 2009, 03:26 PM
Got it working by changing the group id for video to 44. The video group disappeared from the gui group list but now works with UT2004 and BOINC.

October 24th, 2009, 10:52 PM
perfect! thank you
$ sudo gedit /etc/group