Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 249643
libmtp only usable by root.
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:12:11 EST
Description of problem:
After some updates in the past days, libmtp is only usable by root. Users get a
a rather cryptic message that the operation is not permitted:
usb_claim_interface(): Operation not permitted
This results in a LIBMTP panic and inability to use the library or any
applications that make use of it (such as Amarok)
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Applay latest updates
2. try to run mtp-detect
libmtp is useless for regular users
libmtp to be used by regular users.
Apparently the new kernel is at fault here, just booted into the previous 2.6.21
kernel and everything seems to be OK now... Strange that the kernel might be the
root of this problem, though.
I think we're seeing bug 249026 manifest itself due to renaming of
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 249026 ***