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SubjectRe: PATCH: cdrecord: avoiding scsi device numbering for ide devices

>From: Jens Axboe <>

>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.

Please try again after you had a look into the cdrtools sources.

Cdrecord also needs privilleges to lock memory and to raise prioirity.


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