[Xenomai] Is that possible to use xenomai in multi user environment without root permission?

Cong Monkey congzhangzh at gmail.com
Wed Feb 22 14:33:36 CET 2017

Hi Lowell,

Is there some other way different than recompile the kernel, like add
user to special group or change some device's permission? it will
really be easy if simple way is possible and the user need do nothing!


2017-02-22 3:00 GMT+08:00 Lowell Gilbert <kludge at be-well.ilk.org>:
> Cong Monkey <congzhangzh at gmail.com> writes:
>> I have a center server shared by multi user which is assigned sudo
>> permission for special cmd when needed.
>> Is that possible to allow the user to run any self develop rt base
>> application(the user will not attack server by this way) without root
>> permission?
> Not really. Xenomai involves, among other things, making changes to the
> kernel. Your user will definitely want to run his real-time application
> on a system that isn't being used for anything else. The best way for
> him to do that will depend entirely on what his project is.
> He can *build* his Xenomai kernel and application without any special
> privileges, and might save a lot of time doing so if your server is very
> fast.

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