Re: Strange 2.1.11 bug

Adam D. Bradley (
Thu, 21 Nov 1996 21:47:07 -0500 (EST)

> Hi i just installed kernel 2.1.11 (upgrading from a 2.0.25).
> I have my user in the group audio, and the device /dev/audio and
> /dev/dsp
> set to rw-rw-- root audio, if i type id it says that i am in the group
> audio but if i try to do for example a cat in >/dev/audio it says
> permission
> denied. Same thing with floppy device. It was working well with 2.0.25.
> Any hint ?

This is the same group-permissions bug a few other people have mentioned.
I saw one patch floating around, fixes someplace in the code that compares
an egid with an euid :-P ...


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