[linux-audio-user] can't start jackd from normal user
Eric Dantan Rzewnicki
rzewnickie at rfa.org
Fri Sep 30 07:49:49 EDT 2005
On Thu, Sep 29, 2005 at 02:01:08PM +0200, Peder Hedlund wrote:
> > I had no fstab entry for shm in my debian etch (testing) system.
> > So /dev/shm had wrong permission. I don't now if this is a bug in the
> > jackd pachage. However, if I do one of these three things I get the
> > right permission so jack can start from normal user:
> > 1) Add to fstab:
> > shm /dev/shm tmpfs nodev,nosuid,noexec 0 0
> > So use 1) for now (as suggested by Mark previously). Is this the best
> > solution on debian? (Not that I don't trust Mark, but only to ask if
> > debian has a specific behaviour here).
> That explains the faulty permissions; since no filesystem was mounted
> on the (empty) directory /dev/shm it had the default 755 root.root.
> The fstab entry is perfectly fine.
> > [OT]
> > I don't have a devpts entry in fstab, should debian must have one?
> > (infact I currently have to manually mount devpts to open a subshell,
> > for example CRTL+O in mc).
> > [/OT]
> You (or the debian testing release) seem to have screwed up some
> /etc files somewhat. As said, Mandrake has the mounting of devpts
> in rc.sysinit, but I guess you could add that to fstab as well.
On debian /etc/init.d/mountvirtfs handles /dev/pts as well as /dev/shm
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