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#28"running as root is prohibited" - I'm not root?
I had some issues with seatd, but those issues go away if I start it manually. However, the one thing that doesn't go away is a message that "running as root is prohibited" even though I'm launching it as a regular user and not root. Any idea what this could be?
Sway gives a similar error 00:00:00.119 [sway/main.c:201] Unable to drop root (we shouldn't be able to restore it after setuid), refusing to start
Is it something to do with my user name class?
- description updated
ryanappears to be in the
wheelgroup with id
0instead of being in their own group
swayboth try to drop to a non-privileged group but can't do this. Set up the user so it resided in the proper group for that user. You can still add them to the
wheelgroup but that should not be the user's
- status set to closed
Well I couldn't get it to run even with another user that was in their own group, maybe something to do with fbsd13-kmod, in any case I've given up on this so closing the issue.
- status set to open
Sorry to comment into a closed issue, but something does seem worng.
I get the same message on FreeBSD 3, my user is in his own group but then added to video and wheel and I still get this message
miguelc@pc5:~ % cat /etc/passwd | grep miguelc miguelc:*:1002:1002:Miguel C.:/home/miguelc:/bin/csh miguelc@pc5:~ % cat /etc/group | grep miguelc wheel:*:0:root,miguelc video:*:44:office_pc5,miguelc