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Re: cdrecord floating point exception

Rob Bogus <rob23@tmr.com> wrote:

> Joerg Schilling wrote:
> > >From zoubidoo@hotmail.com Fri Jan 30 21:07:19 2009
> >
> >   
> > You did not install cdrecord correctly as you see from this messages.
> > Cdrecord needs to be installed suid root in order to be able to open all needed 
> > devices and in order to send all needed SCSI commands.
> >
> >   
> When are you going to fix that? Other software can burn without being 
> root, clearly it can be done. If there are better commands to use with a 

This is a definitive wrong claim. There is No way to correctly write without
root privileges. 

> > Try to kill hald and retry cdrecord after correctly installing it suid root.
> >
> >   
> Time to learn to use a scalpel instead of a chain saw... You don't just 
> "kill hald" on most modern distributions, things stop working. And the 

Try to learn that hald on Linux is broken and acts on wrong status changes.


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