[mythtv-users] [OT] Making DVD-RW drive available to MythTV and VNC users?
lists at benlancaster.co.uk
Wed Oct 3 22:12:08 UTC 2007
I'm sure people on the list have have come accross this.
OK, so I have one DVD-RW drive in my house... in my Myth Box. It
would seem that Linux (F7 specifically) only gives the necessary
permissions to the drive for the user who 'owns' localhost:0.
# stat /dev/scd0
Size: 0 Blocks: 0 IO Block: 4096 block
Device: 10h/16d Inode: 5164 Links: 1 Device type: b,0
Access: (0666/brw-rw----) Uid: ( 501/mythtv) Gid: ( 6/ disk)
501/mythtv is the user that my front end is running on. I also have a
VNC session running under a different UID all the time for picking up
personal e-mails etc from work via an SSH tunnel, I use this VNC
session to burn CDs/DVDs non-Myth media with Graveman/K3B. The
trouble is, every time I insert the disc, I have to go in and
manually change the permissions of the device so that the user my VNC
session is running as can access it.
Is there a decent solution for this, so both the VNC user and front
end can access the device for reading/writing?
I'm using Fedora 7 on an x86_64, with a nondescript Sony drive (not
that it matters).
Thanks in advance,
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