Bug 37490 - sysctl error permission denied on key 'vm.freepages'
Summary: sysctl error permission denied on key 'vm.freepages'
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: procps   
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Version: 7.1
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Alexander Larsson
QA Contact: Aaron Brown
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Reported: 2001-04-25 01:28 UTC by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:32 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-07-01 11:34:04 UTC
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Description Need Real Name 2001-04-25 01:28:10 UTC
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First, my apologies if this is the incorrect component for this report.
sysctl is owned by procps, while sysctl.conf is owned by initscripts.

When the system is booted, error messages are logged relating to sysctl and

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Reboot system
2.Check logs

Actual Results:  Errors are logged on reboot. This has occured on each of
several reboots after the initial clean install of RedHat 7.1

Expected Results:  Boot without error.

From the logs:

boot.log:Apr 24 19:58:08 localhost sysctl: error: permission denied on key
boot.log:Apr 24 19:58:26 localhost sysctl: error: permission denied on key

Comment 1 Alexander Larsson 2002-08-08 13:42:44 UTC
I haven't seen this on any machine, and we've completely switched kernel since
7.1, so i'm closing this. If you ever see this on 7.3 or later please reopen.

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