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Re: fixing slink boot-floppies for sparc

Eric Delaunay <delaunay@lix.polytechnique.fr> writes:

> About wrong /dev/fb0 permissions, could someone investigate why X
> does not find the device if not world writable ?  I was not able to
> track it down to the point (strace is segfaulting early on X, Xsun,
> startx, ...).  Even with Xsun running suid I get the following
> error: "no screen found".

The only explanation that I can think of is that X is dropping root
privileges before it opens the framebuffer device. One way to test
this would be to try giving ownership of /dev/fb* to the user running
the suid X server.


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