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    SubjectRe: CD writing in future Linux (stirring up a hornets' nest) (was: Rationale for RLIMIT_MEMLOCK?)
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    On Mon, 2006-01-23 at 22:21 +0100, Matthias Andree wrote:
    > On Mon, 23 Jan 2006, Lee Revell wrote:
    >
    > > You will be happy to know that in future Linux distros, cdrecord will
    > > not require setuid to mlock() and get SCHED_FIFO - both are now
    > > controlled by rlimits, so if the distro ships with a sane PAM/group
    > > configuration, all you will need to do is add cdrecord users to the
    > > "realtime" or "cdrecord" or "audio" group.
    >
    > Sounds really good. Can you give a pointer as to the detailed rlimit
    > requirements?

    One thing I believe is still unresolved is that despite the new rlimits,
    sched_get_priority_max(SCHED_FIFO) always returns 99 rather than
    RLIMIT_RTPRIO.

    Lee

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