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Fluidsynth daemon won't start as root?

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https://bbs.archlinux.org – I have a bizarre issue I can't figure out. I installed fluidsynth and the soundfont recommended from the wiki page. It's great, I can play midi files fine when I use aplaymidi -p128:0 FILE. I can also start the fluidsynth daemon by running the command:fluidsynth -a pulseaudio -c2 -i -l -s /usr/share/soundfonts/fluidr3/FluidR3GM.SF2I can also run that as root (sudo) with no issues.But here is the strange thing, the /etc/rc.d/fluidsynth init script fails to start with that exact command in it. (I changed the original script so that fluidsynth uses pulseaudio instead of alsa). When I ty (HowTos)