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SubjectRe: PATCH: cdrecord: avoiding scsi device numbering for ide devices
On Mon, Aug 09 2004, Alan Cox wrote:
> On Llu, 2004-08-09 at 13:24, Joerg Schilling wrote:
> > On Linux, it is impossible to run cdrecord without root privilleges.
> > Make cdrecord suid root, it has been audited....
> Wrong. Although in part that is a bug in the kernel urgently needing
> a fix.

Even with that fixing, write privileges on the device would be enough.
So root would still not be required.

Jens Axboe

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