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Re: "Permissions on the file /dev/pmu are broken"

Kevin B. McCarty wrote:

> I just upgraded to the Gnome 2.6 packages in unstable on my iBook laptop.
> Upon logging in to Gnome 2.6 the first time, I receive an error dialog
> popup message titled "Error" whose text is "Permissions on the file
> /dev/pmu are broken".
> Does anyone know what program pops up this error message (so I can file a
> bug against it for not giving a better error message), and what the
> permissions on /dev/pmu are supposed to be?  Mine are currently rw-------,
> owned by root.root

No idea what program is giving the error, but here are the permissions from
my Sid system:

$ ls -l /dev/pmu
crw-rw----    1 root     root      10, 154 2004-05-30 09:31 /dev/pmu


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