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authorKay Sievers <kay.sievers@vrfy.org>2009-04-03 19:04:15 +0200
committerGreg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>2009-04-16 16:17:09 -0700
commitd094cbe998eb566d47552aa9d3c26c9123a7b858 (patch)
tree23a7885b127939f3c5b2ba98c08db8dd8a3b1185 /lib/kobject_uevent.c
parent5247aecfe62266ffdedf2fc9e4243638554455b6 (diff)
downloadlinux-d094cbe998eb566d47552aa9d3c26c9123a7b858.tar.gz
driver core: allow non-root users to listen to uevents
Users can read sysfs files, there is no reason they should not be allowed to listen to uevents. This lets xorg and other userspace programs properly get these messages without having to be root. Signed-off-by: Kay Sievers <kay.sievers@vrfy.org> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>
Diffstat (limited to 'lib/kobject_uevent.c')
-rw-r--r--lib/kobject_uevent.c2
1 files changed, 1 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/lib/kobject_uevent.c b/lib/kobject_uevent.c
index dafeecf5b14..920a3ca6e25 100644
--- a/lib/kobject_uevent.c
+++ b/lib/kobject_uevent.c
@@ -328,7 +328,7 @@ static int __init kobject_uevent_init(void)
"kobject_uevent: unable to create netlink socket!\n");
return -ENODEV;
}
-
+ netlink_set_nonroot(NETLINK_KOBJECT_UEVENT, NL_NONROOT_RECV);
return 0;
}