Sound as Root, No Sound as User
nawcom at nawcom.no-ip.com
Mon Jul 18 18:09:52 GMT 2005
do a chmod 666 /dev/acd0 (chmod a+rw). freebsd doesnt give a user the
needed rights by default. That permission change should fix it.
Lawrence Petrykanyn wrote:
> I'm a newbie, but managed to get my sound working as root, but not
> when I use a user account. The CD Player in Gnome works fine if I log
> in as root, but when I log on as a user, it says that there is a
> "drive error", but if I su into root and "cdcontrol -f /dev/acd0 play
> 1" I can play a CD. I'm assuming that this is a permission issue but
> can't find any mention of it in either the Handbook or the Internet.
> The user account is in the wheel group.
> I am running FreeBSD 5.4. Any suggestions, comments or advice
> would be appreciated.
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