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Re: Permissions on power management device nodes?

On Tue, Jul 27, 2004 at 09:18:50AM +0200, Bastian Blank wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 27, 2004 at 01:59:51AM +0100, Colin Watson wrote:
> > Recent versions of GNOME complain at login time that non-root users
> > can't write to /dev/pmu. I initially thought "yes, good, that's right,
> > now stop complaining", but apparently things like the GNOME keybindings
> > for the volume control and the suspend function of the battery applet
> > need it.
> Nope, volume control is completely different, suspend is able to use
> pmud.
> The direct access of the device just blocks pmud and makes the other
> tools disfunctional.

So this is all just a plain bug in GNOME?

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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