Bug#267338: kernel-image-2.6.8-1-k7: 2.6.8 broke cdrecord
On Sun, Aug 22, 2004 at 11:39:56AM +0200, Andreas Metzler wrote:
> On 2004-08-22 Sven Luther <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > On Sat, Aug 21, 2004 at 06:30:05PM -0700, Kingsley G. Morse Jr. wrote:
> > > The main reason that I'm writing is that it seems
> > > version 2.6.8 of the kernel has broken cdrecord.
> > Consensus on this seems to be that the kernel will not be fixed, that the old
> > way the userland tools used to speak to the burners involve security holes,
> > and thus the userland tools (cdrecord and co) need to be fixed.
> From reading lkml I fail to see a consensus on that yet. Both
> solutions are in still in consideration: Either requiring root
> privileges for CD-writing instead of only write permissions on the
> device or enhancing the kernel whitelist. (Making the whitelist
> dependant on the the type of device will be probably required.)
> cu and- still thinking it was a less than brilliant idea to make
> this kind of change in between the last -rc and the final
> release -reas
Well, i will defer to Christoph and William on this/ I think it would be nice
to have a discussion involving both debian-kernel, as well as all the userland
cd/dvd writing tools out there.
In any case, i consider this as being RC for sarge, and it needs to be sovled
before we release.