Gentoo Archives: gentoo-desktop

From: Donnie Berkholz <spyderous@g.o>
To: gentoo-desktop@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-desktop] What "just works" and what doesn't?
Date: Wed, 06 Oct 2004 21:22:24
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-desktop] What "just works" and what doesn't? by Spider
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 -- gentoo-desktop@g.o mailing list