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Date:      Sun, 1 Jun 1997 11:00:58 -0700 (PDT)
From:      Bryce Newall <data@ds9.abac.com>
To:        Wolfgang Helbig <helbig@MX.BA-Stuttgart.De>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Remote X programs
Message-ID:  <Pine.LNX.3.96.970601105918.6228I-100000@ds9.abac.com>
In-Reply-To: <199706011210.OAA01235@helbig.informatik.ba-stuttgart.de>

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On Sun, 1 Jun 1997, Wolfgang Helbig wrote:

> This could be a permission problem. Does this happen when you start
> xload as root?

Nope, works fine as root.

> On my system xload is owned by root and the set-user-id flag is 
> turned on. 
> It's better to put it in group `kmem' (chgrp /usr/X11R6/bin/xload kmem)
> and turn on the set-group-id flag (chmod g+s /usr/X11R6/bin/xload).

That worked perfectly.  Thanks!  On my system, xload didn't have the suid
or sgid bit on.  I changed its group to kmem and set the gid bit on, which
worked great.

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