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Re: [alpine-devel] mpv is broken

From: Alba Pompeo <albapompeo_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 13 Apr 2016 06:31:05 -0300

It has passed 3 months and it's still not fixed.
I don't have root access in all my systems and it bothers me to be
unable to use mpv in those cases.
Can we please have this fixed?
Thanks.


On Thu, Feb 11, 2016 at 5:23 AM, Isaac Dunham <ibid.ag_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 10, 2016 at 04:55:21PM +0100, Shiz wrote:
>>
>> > On 10 Feb 2016, at 15:36, Alba Pompeo <albapompeo_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> >
>> > Chromium also have the same error.
>> > And I am sure I'm on the video group.
>> > libGL error: failed to open drm device: Permission denied
>>
>> I’ve been having the same issue with mdev, it somehow failing to set the
>> /dev/dri/* permissions properly despite configuration to the opposite.
>>
>> Regardless, su -c 'chown -R root:video /dev/dri' fixes the issue, until you reboot.
>
> On my system (uses mdev), this line in mdev.conf solved it:
> dri/.* root:video 0660
>
> If you have current busybox-initscripts from edge, this line is in
> /etc/mdev.conf as packaged -- or /etc/mdev.conf.apk-new if you've edited
> the config file.
>
>
> If you are using eudev, THIS CANNOT HELP.
>
> eudev uses its own rules, which apparently might have a similar issue
> (ie, matching the regex dri/.* should be used instead of moving to dri/).
> I am not an expert in (e)udev.
>
> I do not recommend trying mdev-with-X on non-experimental systems.
> If you want to try using mdev with X:
> - disable X autostarting
> - enable mdev, disable eudev
> - apk add mdev-like-a-boss-xorg (and xf86-input-synaptics for laptops)
> - reboot (so that you use the mdev-prepared /dev, rather than thinking
> it's working because of a stale udev-prepared dir).
> - start X
> - check that mouse and keyboard work
>
>
> Thanks,
> Isaac Dunham
>


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Received on Wed Apr 13 2016 - 06:31:05 GMT