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Old 08-03-2007, 04:55 PM   #1
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Apache user won't access audio device

Hello, people!
I have a question!

I've been trying to give the apache user account access to /dev/dsp, but even if I run chmod 777 /dev/dsp apache still can not access the device.

Is the wwwrun or apache account limited in some other way that it can not access the audio device?
If I modify apache to use another username it works, but I don't know why it doesn't work with "apache".
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SELinux will prevent that access as a security issue. Check for an audit message in /var/log/messages or /var/log/audit/audit.log.
Old 08-07-2007, 01:10 PM   #3
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Thanks for your help. I've decided to disable SELinux entirely.


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