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Re: K3B in Fedora Core2 as standard user



On Mon, 11 Oct 2004 16:18:53 +0200, Rajko Albrecht wrote:

> > > I try to use k3b as normal user but it doesn't work. As "root" there
> > > are no problems.
> >
> > This has been covered many times before on this list. See list
> > archives link at the bottom of every message (well, almost every
> > message). There's an open bugzilla ticket about this, too.
>
> Well, these are the kind of answers I don't like. I HAD searched the archives 
> since days.

Well, I hate questions like yours, since they lack a lot of details,
but I answered politely nevertheless. ;o)
 
> May its there but I had not seen that. Searching on the archive gives me 57 
> mails containing something about k3b. No one contains a hint (as I had seen) 
> how to solve the problems I have.

The underlying interface is _cdrecord_ and, of course, the kernel.
The kernel update limits the way cdrecord can access the hardware.
It's a feature, not a bug. The recent cdrtools update packages were
supposed to fix this, but they didn't.

> So now I'll just standing dumb: It would be 
> help just getting a link where something is reported about these problems.

bugzilla.redhat.com > your first address for bug reports. Query Fedora
Core 2, components k3b / kernel / cdrtools

Find e.g. this: http://bugzilla.redhat.com/130576

> If you meant the stuff from thread 
> http://www.redhat.com/archives/rhl-list/2004-January/msg00039.html - this 
> isn't interesting 

Why not? The followup is interesting IMO.

> - my devices ARE set as scsi-devices. 

Why? That's a mistake with Fedora Core 2.

> (just the mostly not 
> used old cd-burning isn't)
> 
> Realy, be sure: I wouldn't ask if I had found something in archive. So call me 
> stupid or whatever but telling something more specific would be better. A 
> link would be more than enough.
> 
> >
> > > 3. As I remember in earlier times there was a tool called k3bsetup. This
> > > one is missing. :( tried to call it direct and via rooted kcmshell.
> > > nothing happens.
> >
> > Read the Fedora Core 2 release notes. k3bsetup2 is not included,
> > because it is not needed.
> >
> > > cdrecord and so on have the suid flag as i could see.
> >
> > No, they should not. Disable the suid flag again.
>
> Then I should ask myself why k3b is hinting me that I should setup 
> cdrecord/cdrdao to suid root when i disable it. 

By default it does not do that. That warning is disabled in the FC2
package.

> (package from xcyb.org and

Part of your problem. Stick to Fedora Core packages, since xcyborg's
packages may be different, may contain or lack FC2 patches, and so on.
 
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