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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 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.
Fedora Core release 2 (Tettnang) - Linux 2.6.8-1.541
loadavg: 1.13 1.12 0.72

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