[Live-devel] bind() error (port number: 554)

David Guthrie guthrie at bmh.com
Wed Nov 17 11:54:59 PST 2004

You would need to run it as "sudo testMP3Streamer."  The admin account 
on OSX is still just a regular user, but with rights to run sudo, and 
some different group access is setup.  You still are not root, however, 
so that's why you can't bind to port 554.


On Nov 17, 2004, at 8:02 AM, Jeremy Bernstein wrote:

> Hi list -
> I'm on OSX, and attempting to run the IMPLEMENT_RTSP_SERVER-enabled
> version of testMP3Streamer results in the bind() error in the subject
> line. The same code works great on my Windows box. Does anyone know
> what my (administrator) account under OSX would be denied permission to
> open the RTSP port? Thanks in advance,
> jb
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