Re: GNOME 2.6 and /dev/pmu
On Sun, 2004-04-18 at 14:13, Lucas Moulin wrote:
> Le Sun, Apr 18, 2004 at 01:47:57PM +0200, Michel Dänzer a Ã©crit :
> >On Sun, 2004-04-18 at 03:43, Lucas Moulin wrote:
> >> Well, I made the upgrade today, and everything's working fine, except
> >> that everytime I log in GNOME, I get a dialog box saying : "permissions
> >> on /dev/pmu are broken". Permissions are set as follows :
> >> $ ls -l /dev/pmu
> >> crw------- 1 root root 10, 154 2004-04-14 16:48 /dev/pmu
> >> I'm using GNOME up-to-date, kernel 2.4.25-ben1, gdm to log, and
> >> pbbuttonsd up-to-date. In fact, I didn't get this message in GNOME 2.4,
> >> and I don't see any problem in 2.6 so far. I'd just like to know why I
> >> get this error message.
> >It's probably from the acme code, which is now integrated into
> >gnome-settings-daemon from the capplets package. IIRC it needs to access
> >/dev/pmu for backlight control.
> So you're getting this message too ?
No, my user account has permission to access /dev/pmu.
> Is there any way to tell acme code to not show the error message every
> single time ? Well, it's not that big a deal, but still, it's annoying.
> Should I file a bug as soon as GNOME 2.6 enters unstable or for upstream ?
It's certainly an upstream bug, if at all...
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