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Re: cdrecord warning message

On Wed, Jul 02, 2003 at 05:37:21PM -0400, Rick Pasotto wrote:
> cdrecord: Operation not permitted. WARNING: Cannot set RR-scheduler
> cdrecord: Permission denied. WARNING: Cannot set priority using
> setpriority().  cdrecord: WARNING: This causes a high risk for buffer
> underruns.

Simply that cdrecord wants to do things that root is allowed, but a normal
user is not.

> I'm burning it as a regular user that's been added to the cdrom group.

Which gives you access to the device, but doesn't give you access to

Either run cdrecord as root (using sudo, for instance), or set it suid
root, so that it can do what it wants to do.

> BTW, is there a way to re-read the /etc/group file without logging out
> and then logging in?

No.  Or not really.  What's wrong with logging in again?

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