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Re: I would rather have an update for FC2 [was: Re: Will FC3 wait for 2.6.9 ?]



On Wed, Oct 06, 2004 at 08:59:50PM +0100, Carlos Rodrigues wrote:
> Well, I hope FC3 comes out with 2.6.9, but I rather have an updated 
> kernel for Fedora 2 to be able to finally record CDs withut being root. 
> This is in serious need of fixing, I imagine that "sorry, you can only 
> record CDs if you're root, and I'm not going to give you the root 
> password" does not go well with users.

Or you make cdrecord setuid.

"You must be root" is infintely preferable to "any user can erase your
drive firmware".

Linus appears to be doing 2.6.9rc4, and thats likely to be 2.6.9 final


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