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Bug 120777 - Normal user unable to access /dev/cdrom for audio applications
Normal user unable to access /dev/cdrom for audio applications
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-media (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Colin Walters
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Reported: 2004-04-13 16:39 EDT by Brian G. Anderson
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-09-02 18:49:19 EDT
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Description Brian G. Anderson 2004-04-13 16:39:40 EDT
Description of problem:
With a fresh install of FC2 T2 audio utilities like gnome-cd,
sound-juicer, etc don't have enough permissions to access the cdrom

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install FCT2
2. Insert an audio CD
3. start gnome-cd
Actual results:
Get message 
**Message: Error opening CD

Expected results:
Play the CD

Additional info:
Looking at the permissions of /dev/cdrom the owner is still root, even
though I'm logged in on X.  I checked /etc/security/console.perms and
they look identical to what they were in FC1, but perhaps selinux
changes how this works.

It doesn't seem to have anything to do with selinux since I do
"setenforcing 0" and I still can't use gnome-cd and there are no audit
Comment 1 Colin Walters 2004-05-13 15:52:06 EDT
Can you still reproduce this problem?  I can't.
Comment 2 Brian G. Anderson 2004-05-14 15:17:44 EDT
To be honest with you, I stopped trying to work under SELINUX.  So I
can't reporduce it.

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