permissions model

Justin Hibbits jrh29 at po.cwru.edu
Wed Feb 5 21:00:29 PST 2003


On Wed, Feb 05, 2003 at 11:49:30PM -0500, torsten wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> I'm having trouble with the default set of permissions.
> LFS-4.0.
> 
> ls -l /dev/mixer
> crw-rw----    1 root     audio     14,   0 Feb  4 13:44 /dev/mixer
> 
> cat /etc/group | grep audio
> audio:x:11:torsten
> 
> whoami
> torsten
> 
> However, I cannot run a mixer of any kind.  Here's the strace line:
> open("/dev/mixer", O_RDWR)              = -1 EACCES (Permission denied)
> 
> It's the only /dev entry the mixer tries to open.  If I do
> chmod 666 /dev/mixer
> I can access the device.
> 
> This is driving me up a wall.  Please help.
> Torsten

First, this is more of a lfs-support question, not a lfs-dev question.  Second,
check if you really are in the group, by running 'groups' as yourself.

-Justin

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