[icecast] unable to set gid

gtgbr at gmx.net gtgbr at gmx.net
Fri Mar 14 13:57:34 PST 2003

pharkawik at hampshire.edu wrote:
> Starting /usr/sbin/icecast...
> start-stop-daemon: Unable to set gid to 102
> what the HELL is gid

"Group ID" ... if you want to run it as your user, disable the option to
change any UIDs/GIDs. Only root can do that (e.g. start it as root and
have it drop privileges to some user like 'nobody' or an 'icecast' user
or whatever).

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