Package user, perms problem

Karl karlwillfixit at hotmail.com
Sat Nov 26 08:32:08 PST 2005


On Sat, 2005-11-26 at 14:40 +0100, Steffen R. Knollmann wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 26, 2005 at 06:26:42PM +0530, Subhash Chandra wrote:
> > I don't have X at all. So I can't have xv and x11. I know about that.
> > I'm using mplayer for quite some time and I used to suid to root on
> > redhat and lateron slackware.
> 
>   Okay. Well. Different approach then :-)
> 
> 
> > The prob is with perms AFAIK. some how it can't open the fb0 device.
> > Is there a way to see if I can check weather the user phoenix can open
> > it? I thought of doing something like echo hi >>/dev/fb0 but afraid it
> > might screw up something.
> 
> You wrote somewhere else:
> > crw--w----  1 root video 29, 0 Nov 26  2005 /dev/fb0
> 
>   Well, try to add read permission to /dev/fb0 for the video group. I
> cannot check on my LFS box, but the SuSE-whatever thing I have access to
> uses:
>   crw-rw----  1 root video 29, 0 2005-03-19 23:01 /dev/fb0
> 
>   That should rid you of the 'Can't open /dev/fb0: Permission denied'
> thingie.  I don't think it'll solve the 'Error occurred during pci scan'
> ones, but perhaps it is not needed then.
> 
> 
>   Cheers,
>     Steffen
> 
> -- 
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Hi, I'm new and halfway through my lfs install but...
When I try mplayer in console mode i use this:

mplayer -quiet -vo caca [filename]

Does that work for you? I think it looks fun!




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