[linux-audio-user] can't start jackd from normal user

Mark Knecht markknecht at gmail.com
Thu Sep 29 09:56:55 EDT 2005

On 9/29/05, Antonio <debian at fastwebnet.it> wrote:
 However, if I do one of these three things I get the
> right permission so jack can start from normal user:
> 1) Add to fstab:
> shm  /dev/shm  tmpfs  nodev,nosuid,noexec  0 0

Will survive a reboot.

> 2) manually mont shm with:
> # mount -t tmpfs shm /dev/shm

Probably requires you to be root. Why bother. Could be done by user
with the proper entry in fstab.Why not use #1?

> 3) change the permissions:
> # chomd a+rwx /dev/shm

Again, probably requires you to be root.

> So use 1) for now (as suggested by Mark previously). Is this the best
> solution on debian? (Not that I don't trust Mark, but only to ask if
> debian has a specific behaviour here).

Sure. I don't trust Mark either! ;-)

Glad you have things working.

- Mark

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