Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 443507
logging as no root get message device /dev/dsp can't be opened (Permission denied)
Last modified: 2013-03-05 22:55:35 EST
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Description of problem:
when i log as root i have no problem using any player (amarok,rhymtbox,) but when i log as another user i get the message device /dev/dsp can't be opened (Permission denied)
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.turn on the computer
2.log as any user different as root
How are you logging in?
gdm and kdm use ConsoleKit to properly set /dev/* permissions. If you're using
some other method, that's it.
Else, ConsoleKit isn't properly doing its thing, for some reason.
Plain console login (runlevel 3) is also supposed to work with ConsoleKit.
really? coulda sworn I've seen a few reports of "console login + startkde" not
working for precisely this reason. ??
"supposed to" doesn't necessarily mean it actually works. ;-)
AFAIK, the PAM setup to register runlevel 3 sessions with ConsoleKit is there,
it might not be working though.
i use kdm and kde 3.5.9-5. i've console-kit running in runlevel 3 & 5, but
/dev/dsp & /dev/mixer has permision denied for other users. i've tried to change
permision and restart sound system but again i found /dev/* with permissions
denied. I've also tried to modify /etc/security/console.perms.d/50-defult with
<console> 0666 <sound> 0600 root
and it didn't work.
i've changed permission to /dev/dsp and /dev/mixer and without restart sound
sytem icould play amarok but i hadn't sound in firefox
i've just discover that i can't either access to /dev/sr0 (my burning dvd) with
K3b, i've changed permissions and i can. So i think that is a problem of
consolekit. ¿How can i fix this bug? I've read the consolekit.conf and i cant
Let see if the kind ConsoleKit folks can help diagnose why this isn't working
properly for you.
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