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Re: cdrecord -scanbus problem

lists.cdwrite@duinheks.nl wrote:

>  JS> You need to run cdrecord with root privileges!
>  JS> This can be done by calling it as root or by making it suid
>  JS> root.
>  JS> You did not do that.......
> This is strange. I certainly ran it as root, like I always do.
> It is installed as: -rwsr-xr-x 1 bin bin
> Now, when I changed the owner to root:root, it ran.
> I changed the owner back to bin:bin and it still runs...
> I'm confused now!

There is no confusion. The way it is installed, it always runs as "bin"
and "bin" does not have sufficient privileges.


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