running Xorg as non-root (with xserver-xorg-video-fbdev)

Timo Juhani Lindfors timo.lindfors at
Mon Sep 6 20:05:35 CEST 2010

Rui Miguel Silva Seabra <rms at> writes:
> I expect that would be more because it tries to read /dev/input/event3
> (or 4 or both) and perhaps doesn't have enough privileges?

No it's because it uses the accelerometer which is a LED device and
thus chown/chmod can not be used to grant permissions.

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