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Sound card permissions



Hi,
Cheers for the answer, I was just wondering if there was a proper way of
doing it, maybe using udev?

Why doesn't Fedora have an audio group, much easier!
Jim

John Thompson wrote:
> James Allsopp wrote:
> 
>> I'm trying to run mpd and icecast under my own username but run into the
>> problem that udev I think is constantly rewriting the permissions for
>> /dev/snd
>> I've made a group audio and I've added myself to it and recursively
>> changed the group of /dev/snd/*, but next time I boot I have to do it
>> again.
>>
>> chmod 770 /dev/snd -R && chgrp audio /dev/snd -R
>> also works.
>>
>> How can I make udev make /dev/snd/* group audio always?
> 
> There's probably a way to have pam do this, but the quick 'n' dirty way
> would be to add your line (chmod 770 /dev/snd -R && chgrp audio /dev/snd
> -R) to /etc/rc.d/rc.local
> 
> 


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