[linux-audio-user] Running Jack etc as Root?

Jack O'Quin joq at io.com
Sat May 31 11:36:01 EDT 2003

Rohan Parkes <rparkes at email.com> writes:

> I still don't understand why some of the patch apps like ladcca complain
> that they can't read from the root folder if I run then as a regular
> user.

With the capabilites patch, jackstart grants realtime privileges to
jackd which runs as a normal user.  It intentionally does *not* grant
superuser access to the file system.  You can only access files
permitted for the jackd user ID.  That's a Good Thing(TM).
  Jack O'Quin
  Austin, Texas, USA

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