k3b permissions error
pkaplan1 at comcast.net
Sat Dec 9 17:00:14 UTC 2006
On Sunday 10 December 2006 11:07 am, Grumpy_Penguin wrote:
> On Saturday 09 December 2006 08:52, Paul Kaplan wrote:
> > On Saturday 09 December 2006 9:17 am, D. Michael McIntyre wrote:
> > > On Saturday 09 December 2006 6:59 am, Dotan Cohen wrote:
> > > > Paul, as much as I'm going to get flamed for this, I always run k3b
> > > > as root. It's the only 100% sure way to avoid those permissions
> > > > problems
> > >
> > > I'm not going to flame you. I have to do this too, and I don't
> > > understand why. K3B scans for permissions at startup, and does not
> > > detect any problems. If I run the setup utility manually, it finds
> > > nothing to complain about. Yet whenever I try to burn something, I get
> > > a message similar to "I/O Error! See log for details." The log is
> > > always empty of any clue at all. It just fails for no apparent reason,
> > > and I have no clue what to do about it.
> > >
> > > It's got to be permissions on something that k3bsetup doesn't check
> > > for, but what? I've tried to strace it to no avail, tried various
> > > other ideas. At the end, I just run it as root and sigh.
> > Yeah. I've tried setting the suid bit on /usr/bin/cdrecord,
> > /usr/bin/cdrdao, and /usr/bin/cdparanoia. Obviiously something else is
> > needed.
> > Clearly a bug or oversight in k3bsetup, unless it's a feature...but for
> > what purpose?
> > Paul
> I have had this error message before make sure that the cdrom is *NOT*
> mounted as that is usually the cause [damn automount]
Interesting. Then I should just be able to umount /mnt/cdrom and solve the
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