[RULE] FWD: Re: Compiling rpm statically?

Franz Zahaurek fzk at fzk.at
Sat Sep 11 22:55:11 EEST 2004

Jason Bechtel <bechtel sdf lonestar org> writes:

> [...]
> I read about this on LWN.  I can't find the article now, but this was
> intentionally broken in order to correct the way that the SCSI command
> layer works.  I don't think you can fix it by changing permissions.  The
> applications and drivers will have to be fixed to assign the proper
> capabilities to applications that need access to those special SCSI
> commands for CD writing.

Well, I don't burn CDs very often - only recenty if I needed them for
testing slinky :-)  And in those cases I used root.

So I tried cd-writing as non-priviledged user and - it failed.  But
after setting cdrecord which is owned by root to suid - it's working.
Just burning FC2-disk3 to feed it to slinky installing FC2.

Seems that I am missing the point.

- Franz
Franz Zahaurek                        fzk at fzk.at
Gymnasiumstr. 26/7                    http://www.fzk.at
1180 Wien

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