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SubjectRe: OpenOffice crashes due to incorrect access permissions on /dev/dri/card*
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On Saturday 29 January 2005 14:25, Jon Smirl wrote:
>On Sat, 29 Jan 2005 13:02:51 +0000, Richard Hughes
<ee21rh@surrey.ac.uk> wrote:
>> On Sat, 29 Jan 2005 12:49:16 +0000, Richard Hughes wrote:
>> > Note, that strace glxgears gives exactly the same output, going
>> > from 0 to 14 and then seg-faulting, so it's *not just a oo
>> > problem*.
>>
>> I know it's bad to answer your own post, but here goes.
>>
>> I changed my /etc/udev/permissions.d/50-udev.permissions config to
>> read:
>>
>> dri/*:root:root:0666
>>
>> changing it from
>>
>> dri/*:root:root:0660
>>
>> And oowriter and glxgears work from bootup. Shall I file a bug
>> with udev?
>
>Your user ID needs to belong to group DRI.

Humm, scratching head here. My /etc/group file contains no references
to dri, but as root at least, it works just fine, X-6.8.1 here.

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