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Re: [tlug] CD Writers

On 月, 2002-03-04 at 10:08, Shimpei Yamashita wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 04, 2002 at 08:57:56AM -0600,
> Stuart Luppescu wrote:
> > > > /usr/bin/cdrecord: Operation not permitted. WARNING: Cannot do
> > > > mlockall(2).
> This one disables paging for a block of memory.
> > > > /usr/bin/cdrecord: Permission denied. WARNING: Cannot set priority using
> > > > setpriority().
> And this one lowers a process's priority.  For understandable reasons,
> both of these system calls require root access.  It has nothing to do with
> file permissions.  cdrecord may be using other privileged calls, too.

Yup. That's what I thought. So, the instructions on the gcombust page
( about getting it to work
as a regular user ("gcombust shouldn't be ran as root") are ...
irrelevant? contradictory? misleading? The only alternative is to make
cdrecord setgid and give the group executable rights, I guess.
Stuart Luppescu -=-        
University of Chicago -=- CCSR 
才文と智奈美の父 -=-    Kernel 2.4.14-xfs                
[FORTRAN] will persist for some time -- probably
 for at least the next decade.   -- T. Cheatham 

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