[mythtv] unprivileged user?

Nathan Poznick poznick at conwaycorp.net
Mon Aug 11 21:53:04 EDT 2003

Thus spake Chris Petersen:
> call me a security nut, but wouldn't it be a good idea for myth to
> chuser on startup to something of its own?  Would prevent some nasty
> system problems for those of us who've been running myth as root via
> sysV startup scripts - that way, myth couldn't write to the reserved
> file system blocks and overload the machine.
> Anyway, I'm going to at least go modify my sysV script for now.  But
> it'd be cool if myth did this on its own.

The Debian packages are already set up to run everything as the mythtv

Nathan Poznick <poznick at conwaycorp.net>

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