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RE: workman and sound

On Mon, 8 Feb 1999, Robert V. MacQuarrie wrote:

> On Tue, 9 Feb 1999, M.C. Vernon wrote:
> >On Tue, 9 Feb 1999, M.C. Vernon wrote:
> >> It has to be said that I can only play CDs as root, despite chgrping
> >> /dev/cdrom to audio, and adding myself to /dev/cdrom....
> >OK, so all I had to do was make /dev/hdc world-readable <sigh>
> >Matthew
> Again .. you do not have to change ANY permissions. Type ls -l filename..
> My cdrom is on /dev/hdh so 'ls -l /dev/hdh' shows
> brwxrwx---   1 root     disk      34,  64 Apr 26  1998 /dev/hdh
> Do the samething you did with your /dev/audio groups but add yourself to
> the group 'disk' like so 'adduser user disk'

This assumes I want to add myself to group disk, which I do not. OTOH,
giving everyone read permissions to my CDROM is unlikely to cause problems

Elen sila lumenn' omentielvo

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