Forbid user control over ALSA [disable PolicyKit?]

Christian Svensson blue at
Fri Jun 19 09:28:26 UTC 2009

I suppose I could try that. Since the permissions are altered in a magical
way I figured that it would be no different in whatever the owner is due to

I won't be able to test this until Monday though.

Christian "BC" Svensson
Command Systems

On Fri, Jun 19, 2009 at 2:21 AM, Brian McKee <brian.mckee at> wrote:

> On Thu, Jun 18, 2009 at 7:49 PM, Christian Svensson<blue at> wrote:
> > It's the stubbornness in me that wants this done. I don't want to spend
> any
> > money / more equipment on it since I know I don't need it.
> That I can certainly get behind :-)
> > The mpd output is connected to a large speaker system that fills a
> special
> > room with adrenalin pumping music - mixing is out of the question.
> So mpd is run under a separate account right?  What happens if you
> change the permissions of /dev/dsp to be owned by the mpd user only?
> i.e. only allow mpd to use sound, rather than locking other users out?
> Brian
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