[sudo-users] non-root user needs to clear OS cache

Todd C. Miller Todd.Miller at courtesan.com
Fri Oct 30 09:58:38 EDT 2009

In message <73b6930910291023o63d88809u2de2b63113382848 at mail.gmail.com>
	so spake Rilson Nascimento (ron2):

> the non-root user needs to run something like  "echo 1 >
> /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches" to clear the OS cache.
> What would be the minimal permissions in sudoers to able the non-root user
> to do that?

The easiest thing is to make a simple script that does this and
give the user sudo access to that script.

 - todd

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