[mythtv-users] Bad advice from Mythfrontend -- running with SUID
joebarnhart at yahoo.com
Mon Oct 25 19:26:39 UTC 2004
--- "Michael J. Lynch" <mlynch at gcom.com> wrote:
> Try "chmod a+x /usr/bin/mythfrontend". Note --
> replace "u" with "a".
> Works fine for me.
I was trying to give mythfrontend SUID privilege. From
my limited understanding of Linux, this command will
make the program executable. It is executing just
fine -- the only problem is that it hangs the system
hard when I use either "chmod a+s" or "chmod u+s" to
allow it to start threads with SUID.
Am I missing something?
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