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Re: [vox-tech] Sound Trouble with trident module
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Re: [vox-tech] Sound Trouble with trident module



This will be used at the IF's so I didn't dare :-)

Rusty

On Tuesday 02 July 2002 10:25 am, you wrote:
> Rusty,
>
> The way that you did is definatley the better way to do it.  The chmod 666
> /dev/soundstuff is a quick way to do it.  Since my laptop doesn't run any
> services of have any users besides myself, I think it's the easiest for
> me.
>
> If you have any users, it's a bad idea.  Maybe I'll reconsider doing it
> the group way!
>
> Dave
>
> On Tue, 2 Jul 2002, Rusty Minden wrote:
> > I added the user (myself) to the /etc/group file under audio. It is
> > working fine now. I didn't want to mess with the security too much.
> >
> > Thanks for your help with this Dave. I was worried about just changing
> > permissions without knowing at least 50% what I was up to. The laptop
> > (woody) is coming along really nice I must say and I am learning how to
> > do things without yast and yast2 (SuSE). I have to say I don't miss them
> > anymore :-)
> >
> > Rusty
> >
> > On Sunday 30 June 2002 04:13 pm, you wrote:
> > > Rusty,
> > >
> > > I've read that this isn't the most secure way to do this, but I don't
> > > know why sound would necessarly be a security issue (anyone out there
> > > pipe in if you have an opinion on this)...
> > >
> > > chmod 666 /dev/dsp*
> > > chmod 666 /dev/audio*
> > > chmod 666 /dev/mixer*
> > >
> > > also, for convenience of playing audio cds
> > > chmod 666 /dev/cdrom* (this one is probably a bad idea if you ever
> > > intend to have priate files on a cdrom).
> > >
> > >
> > > The other method for dealing with giving sound to users was only
> > > slightly more involved and I believe it had to do with creating a group
> > > that had ownership to these devices and adding appropriate users to
> > > this group.
> > >
> > > Dave
> > >
> > > On Sun, 30 Jun 2002, Rusty Minden wrote:
> > > > I have compiled the trident module and as root it works sound is
> > > > fine, but as a user it will not work. It has to be a permission thing
> > > > or perhaps a group membership, but I am not sure.
> > > >
> > > > ALi Sound Card (tridentt.o module)
> > > > I noticed that the /dev/aidio has owner root and group audio should I
> > > > add myself to the group?
> > > >
> > > > Rusty
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