Python multiprocessing: Permission denied

t0ster tosters at
Sat Jan 9 04:56:48 CET 2010

On Jan 6, 1:20 am, Steven D'Aprano <st... at REMOVE-THIS-> wrote:
> On Tue, 05 Jan 2010 13:52:18 -0800,t0sterwrote:
> > It looks like the user don't have permission to access shared memory.
> > When executing with root privileges it works fine.
> > Is there any solution to run it as normal user(not root)?
> Then give the user permission to access shared memory.
> Why do you expect that Python would be able to over-ride the operating
> system's security? This problem is no different from saying "It looks
> like the user doesn't have permission to access this file".
> --
> Steven

Yes, your are right.
The problem was solved by chmoding /dev/shm

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