[PD] setuid root problem: "failed to map segment from shared object: Resource temporarily unavailable"

Thomas Grill gr at grrrr.org
Sun Jan 9 11:34:56 CET 2005

Hi all,
does anyone already have a solution for this?
I find it strange that i get the error only for external libraries, not 
for single externals like bonk~.


Frank Barknecht wrote:
> Hallo,
> derek holzer hat gesagt: // derek holzer wrote:
>>So, to cut to the chase...after doing this:
>>chown root /usr/local/bin/pd
>>chmod u+s /usr/local/bin/pd
>>and running pd -rt, I get some problems loading externals:
>>priority 8 scheduling enabled.
>>memory locking enabled.
>>priority 6 scheduling enabled.
>>memory locking enabled.
>>zexy: can't load library
>>/usr/local/lib/pd/extra/iemlib1.pd_linux: failed to map segment from 
>>shared object: Resource temporarily unavailable
>>iemlib1: can't load library
> If it helps: I get the same errors with kernel 2.6.9 (still). It might
> have something to do with some change in the handling of setuid
> applications, which also force me to run cdrecord as root, not as
> suid-binary and as normal user. 
> Strange thing: Other software does run setuid, e.g. cdrdao or
> growisofs.
> Ciao

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