[mythtv-users] SUID Root

Hamish Moffatt hamish at cloud.net.au
Mon Mar 28 12:39:43 UTC 2005

On Fri, Mar 25, 2005 at 08:33:08PM -0500, Mario L wrote:
> I have been trying to make mythfrontend run as SUID root, but can't
> seem to have much luck.
> I have already done chmod a+s /usr/local/bin/mythfrontend, but still
> when I launch, I get interruptions when the computer runs an apache
> request and I still see it using usleep in the term:

suid root might get you real-time priority but it doesn't get you a
better sync method (other than usleep). You should compile with OpenGL
to get that.

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish at debian.org> <hamish at cloud.net.au>

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