[ardour-users] FIFO and running as root.

Florian Schmidt mista.tapas at gmx.net
Sat Apr 22 05:24:57 PDT 2006

On Sat, 22 Apr 2006 14:07:20 +1000
"chris simpson" <chris.m.simpson at gmail.com> wrote:

> jack. Is there a great danger in running audio applications as root, and if
> so, how can you allow FIFO stacks to be setup by a non-root user?

Usually the choice is tmpfs or shmfs. I don't know whether ramfs is
responsible for the problems you see. It sounds more like a permission
problem. Make sure the fs is mounted in such a way that a user can
create files there.


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