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Re: strange fglrx permission problem



Jack Howarth wrote:
> Mikkel,
>     The problem appears to be that the device /dev/shm/ATISHM00
> remains owned by the first user to login to X windows via the
> gdm login box no matter how many times you logout and login as
> a different user. That is, I always see...
> 
> ls -la /dev/shm
> total 16
> drwxrwxrwt  2 root    root       60 2007-09-19 14:01 .
> drwxr-xr-x 12 root    root     4560 2007-09-25 09:58 ..
> -rw-------  1 foobar1 users 1048576 2007-09-19 14:01 ATISHM00
> 
> where foobar1 is any user who is first to login to X windows.
> This never changes when I log foobar1 out of X windows and 
> login via the gdm login box as a second user. You wouldn't
> happen to be using kde and kdm for the login box instead?
>                Jack
> ps I've filed this on the unofficial ATI bugzilla as...
> 
> http://ati.cchtml.com/show_bug.cgi?id=821
> 
The display manager and desktop should not matter. As a temporary
fix, until the official one comes out, try creating a file
/etc/security/console.perms.d/ati.perms like this:

#ATI video card

<ati>=/dev/shm/ATISHM00

<console>  0600 <ati> 195 root.root

Mikkel
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