Unable to modify /proc files in ubuntu?

Colin Watson cjwatson at ubuntu.com
Mon Mar 7 09:47:09 UTC 2005


On Mon, Mar 07, 2005 at 05:34:25AM +0000, Pete Shinners wrote:
> I've got some instructions to modify one of the files under the proc tree. 
> 
>    echo 1 > /proc/sys/vm/legacy_va_layout
> 
> How is this possible under Ubuntu? I've tries a few styles of sudo command, but
> nothing will work. Under debian I would have just done this as root. What is the
> ubuntu way?

http://www.ubuntulinux.org/wiki/RootSudo has some suggestions, under
'Possible issues with the "sudo" model'.

Cheers,

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Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson at ubuntu.com]




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