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Re: lowering the securelevel?

In rc.securelevel there is:


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
> 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

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