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Re: lowering the securelevel?



In rc.securelevel there is:

securelevel=1


man securelevel


--- Matt Garman <garman_(_at_)_raw-sewage_(_dot_)_net> wrote:

> I would like to (temporarily) lower my
> kern.securelevel so that
> mbmon (or healthd) can be used.  I.e., when I try to
> run mbmon (even
> as root), I get the following message:
> 
>         InitMBInfo: Operation not permitted
> 
> According to the mbmon readme
> 
>
http://www.nt.phys.kyushu-u.ac.jp/shimizu/download/xmbmon/README-xmbmon202.html
> 
> I need to decrease the securelevel.
> 
> I understand that kern.securelevel cannot be lowered
> while the
> system is running.  However, I tried editing
> /etc/rc.securelevel and
> rebooting, yet the system still boots into
> securelevel=1.
> 
> Is there some other step I'm missing?
> 
> Thanks,
> Matt
> 
> -- 
> Matt Garman
> email at: http://raw-sewage.net/index.php?file=email
> 
> 


best regards,
Reid Nichol

"Canada being mad at you is like Mr. Rogers throwing a brick through you window." -Jon Stewart, The Daily Show


		
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