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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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