Spawning Xdialogs from devd...
wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl
Wed Apr 30 06:25:11 UTC 2008
> match "subsystem" "IBM";
> action "/root/bin/acpi_oem_exec.sh $notify ibm";
> I'm curious to know what is actually going on here. I wouldn't have thought the context from which devd is restarted would make any difference, but clearly it does. Any clues?
> Also, does anyone have any ideas how I can call Xdialog to get the windows displayed?
you run Xdialog from root (devd is root), you run X from user.
ln -s /home/<user>/.Xuathority to /root/.Xauthority
and of course add
DISPLAY=:0 before Xdialog
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