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- 11th May 2006 at 12:51 pm #259marshalleGuest
Hi! I’m getting the below when attempting to run this
# /usr/sbin/mt-daapd -f Starting rendezvous daemon
Couldn’t lookup user xxxxx
Error in drop_privs: Success
Obviously my name in the place of the x’s. I definately do exist though, I promise! Anyway, thought someone might be able to shed some light on the subject!
Thanks!11th May 2006 at 1:46 pm #4354fizzeParticipant
Alright, so you changed the user it runs under “guest” to your user.
Maybe you’re in another group ?
Have you tried running it as guest ?
Tried putting guest in your group ?11th May 2006 at 2:17 pm #4355marshalleGuest
I changed the runas user from nobody to me, it says to do that in the instructions, and somewhere else on this forum it said to make sure that user exists, even if that user is ‘nobody’. So I guess you’re suggesting to change the runas user to Guest, so will do that now and post a response. When you say maybe I’m in another group, what do you mean, (yes I’m familiar with chown etc) but I mean what would be the group I should have membership to? And I’ll try putting guest in my group. I’m surprised guest isn’t in the default config, if it fixes it, but thanks heaaaaps for the help!11th May 2006 at 2:19 pm #4356marshalleGuest
Just discovered a tab stop after my name, now it’s working! Thanks!
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