[mythtv-users] LIRCD will load as root.. But not as mythtv?

R. G. Newbury newbury at mandamus.org
Mon May 1 19:39:16 UTC 2006

R. G. Newbury wrote:
> Michael Jones wrote:
>> I've already tried changing the permissions on the /var/lock/subsys
>> directory and that doesn't solve it.. It also causes problems for other
>> areas of the system.
>> LIRCD doesn't actually have a log location..so nothing to change there.
> ]
> The group and owner of your lirc file is probably the problem.
> Your /etc/udev/rules,d folder should have a file 10-lirc.rules with the 
> line:
> KERNEL="lirc[0-9]* SYMLINK="lirc"  GROUP="mythtv" MODE+"0666"
> That line creates the symlink, does a chgrp and an chmod all at once.
> Geoff

Correcting my own typos:

  KERNEL="lirc[0-9]*" SYMLINK="lirc"  GROUP="mythtv" MODE="0666"

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