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SubjectRe: PATCH: cdrecord: avoiding scsi device numbering for ide devices
On Mon, 2004-08-09 at 16:40 +0200, Joerg Schilling wrote:
> >From: David Woodhouse <>
> >On Mon, 2004-08-09 at 16:12 +0200, Joerg Schilling wrote:
> >> If you are right, why then is SuSE removing the warnings in cdrecord
> >> that are there to tell the user that cdrecord is running with insufficient
> >> privilleges?
> >Because those warnings are bogus, put there by someone who likes to
> >complain about things that are not _really_ a problem?
> Try to inform yourself before sending wrong mails.....

Jrg, you are making a fool of yourself.

> People who use the official cdrecord know that they need to run cdrecord
> with root privilleges. People who run the bastardized version from SuSE
> don't know this and fail to write CDs.

Actually I run the bastardised version from another distro -- also as
myself rather than as root. With BurnFree enabled to ensure that buffer
underruns don't cause problems (not that they happen _anyway_), I see no
failures due to not running as root.


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