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From: Donnie Berkholz <spyderous@g.o>
Subject: Re: What "just works" and what doesn't?
Date: Wed, 06 Oct 2004 13:22:13 -0700
On Wed, 2004-10-06 at 13:09, Spider wrote:
> device access to cdrom's and cdrw with udev default settings. especially
> on IDE where /dev/cdroms/* and /dev/cdrom are symlinks, the device is
> created as hd? , which in turn is given the access of the "disk" group
> rather than the "cdrom" or "cdrw" groups.  
> 
> This effecitvely ruins cdburning and ripping for any and all users !=
> root or != disk access.
> 
> And really.  I wouldn't give disk access to -any- user.

What's the bug # for this?

> USB sticks.   just doesn't work by default , configuration and magic is
> required.
> (hald + fstab-sync solves this)

Do we have how to set this up documented anywhere? Probably could fit
somewhere in the Desktop Documentation section.

> Multi user environment.     Nope, doesn't work out of the box.  pam does
> nasty magic on the audio devices fex.

Do you know which bugs are opened on this?

> Language settings,  including a way of personalizing it per-user.

Is there anything we can do about this?

Thanks for the great comments.
-- 
Donnie Berkholz
Gentoo Linux


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