[FFmpeg-user] Unable to initialize SDL, over X11 for only root
cleyfaye at gmail.com
Mon Apr 2 01:54:37 EEST 2018
> In this particular case, there is a program daemon which is run as root
> that calls ffplay. This is why the call is being made by the root user.
> It seems something is different in the case of root over X11 vs. a direct
> terminal call from the root user's desktop, but I don't have the foggiest
> Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated.
First thought is "can root run anything else using X11 in the same
condition". Instead of ffplay, try running something like xclock/xmessage
to check (there are probably better way to check this though).
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