[SATLUG] Re: Cron issues with strange sudo twist
bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Fri Jan 23 23:22:40 CST 2009
Marc Ripley wrote:
> Interesting thing:
> If I run the arecord as su "sudo" it works from a remote login. So
> evidently some hardware access permissions which are available in gome
> sessions but not in cron or remote sessions work as a superuser. I
> dont know how to use this discovery to resolve my issue. I don't want
> to run the jobs under a root cron because the files will not be owned
> by my log in user ID.
Figure out what device or file is causing the problem and change the group to
something where you are a member. Then make sure that device or file's group
permissions will allow you to do what you need.
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