[clug] cdrom and groups

Francis James Whittle fudje at phreaker.net
Thu Apr 22 13:11:07 GMT 2004

cdparanoia uses the SCSI Generic interface, check permissions for
/dev/sg0 ;)

cdparanoia could probably admittedly do a better job of telling people
*why* it didn't find an accessible SCSI generic interface.

On Wed, 2004-04-21 at 00:35, Tony and Robyn Lewis wrote:
> Feeling kinda silly, but this has been bugging me for a few days now.  I
> can't use cdparanoia (or ripperx) unless I'm root, but as far as I can
> tell, all the group permissions should allow me to.
> Transcript below shows that I'm in group cdrom, but cdparanoia fails to
> find the cdrom unless I'm root.  I even logged back out and into X in
> the Windows-esqu off-chance that it would help.  Shoulda had more faith
> :-)
> What am I doing wrong?

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