Bug 9817 - sysctl -p gives error: unable to open preload file
sysctl -p gives error: unable to open preload file
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: procps (Show other bugs)
6.1
i386 Linux
medium Severity low
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Assigned To: Michael K. Johnson
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Reported: 2000-02-27 15:53 EST by m.edge
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-03-07 11:46:38 EST
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Description m.edge 2000-02-27 15:53:02 EST
Using the command:

sysctl -p

as per man pages fails, thus:

[root@raptor /etc]# uname -a
Linux raptor 2.2.12-20smp #1 SMP Mon Sep 27 10:34:45 EDT 1999 i686 unknown
[root@raptor /etc]# ls -l sysctl.conf
-rw-r--r--   1 root     root           24 Feb 28 09:49 sysctl.conf
[root@raptor /etc]# cat sysctl.conf
kernel.shmmax=491520000
[root@raptor /etc]# sysctl -p
error: unable to open preload file '/etc/sysctl.conf'
[root@raptor /etc]#
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2000-03-07 11:46:59 EST
This is fixed in the procps in rawhide...

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