[svlug] cdrecord on 2.6.9

David Hummel dhml at comcast.net
Tue Jul 5 15:47:39 PDT 2005


On Tue, Jul 05, 2005 at 02:55:10PM -0700, Bill Kendrick wrote:
> 
> On Tue, Jul 05, 2005 at 02:27:19PM -0700, Darlene Wallach wrote:
> > 
> > I run cdrecord as root.
> 
> Any particular reason why?

>From the man page:

  In  order  to  be  able to use the SCSI transport subsystem of the OS,
  run at highest priority and lock itself into core cdrecord either
  needs to be run as root, needs to be installed suid root or must be
  called via RBACs pfexec mechanism.

-David




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