[mythtv-users] card#0 - Permission Denied!
directhex at apebox.org
Thu Mar 16 16:57:07 UTC 2006
Brian Wood wrote:
>On Mar 16, 2006, at 9:13 AM, Warren wrote:
>> `Not necessarily. The dvb devices use up so much bandwidth that
>>it is logical to assume that the program accessing them will need
>>access to realtime scheduling as well, which is also a root-only
>>function. Making dvb devices owned by root to me is the natural
>>thing to do.
>You have a point, I guess there is no "one size fits all" answer.
>I guess I just resist anybody making decisions for me, but they can
>always be changed.
>I'll try and write up something for the WiKi about changing device
>permissions on udev systems.
This is exactly why it should be in a user group though - you're right,
it uses a lot of bandwidth, so nto all users will neccessarily want to
use the device - but you might want to run some kind of daemon (let's
say a hypothetical "LegendTV"), so a root-only device is a silly idea.
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