[CentOS] Trouble running 'alsamixer' as normal user on headless box with minimal system

Mon Jul 6 14:42:35 UTC 2009
Lucian@lastdot.org <lucian at lastdot.org>

On Mon, Jul 6, 2009 at 3:41 PM, Niki Kovacs<contact at kikinovak.net> wrote:
> Lucian at lastdot.org a écrit :
>> Yeah, unfortunatelly I don't know either. Never used systems for such
>> thing, it's probably a udev issue. Easy solution is to chown user
>> /dev/dsp and then add this command to rc.local.
> OK, I followed your quick & dirty hack. I have to be root to set the
> volume level, but I can read OGG streams with ogg123 as user OK. I still
> get the series of strange error messages on startup, but at least, it
> works.
> Thanks !
> Niki
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Great. Sorry I couldn't come with a more elegant solution.
Maybe some of the more hardcore users on this list can advise better.