[mythtv-users] Re: Suid root, but mythtv complains that it isn't.
tom at compton.nu
Fri Dec 31 13:01:36 UTC 2004
In message <20041224122635.GB8056 at neu.nirvana>
Axel Thimm <Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net> wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 23, 2004 at 10:04:41PM +0000, Tom Hughes wrote:
> > In message <20041223213955.GB25286 at main.templetons.com>
> > Brad Templeton <brad+myth at templetons.com> wrote:
> > > I have mythfrontend owned by root and set to run suid. However,
> > > when i run it it reports:
> > >
> > > pthread-setschedparam: Operation not permitted
> > > Running as SUID root would allow some threads to run with realtime...
> > Same here. I have to actually run it as root to make that message
> > go away. I assume it must be giving up privileges too early.
> what about selinux? Did you try turning it off (selinux=0 in the
> kernel command line)? If that helps then having mythtv running suid
> will requires writing policies for it. :/
That does appear to fix it, yes. There were none of the usual selinux
warnings in the system log though or I would have tried that.
Tom Hughes (tom at compton.nu)
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