[sudo-users] What should I check?
syberghost at gmail.com
Mon Dec 21 13:33:55 MST 2015
On Mon, Dec 21, 2015 at 1:18 PM, Leroy Tennison <leroy at datavoiceint.com>
> We have had this happen on CentOS7 and Ubunto 14.04 LTS recently. Login
> then do sudo -i, enter a correct password at the password prompt only to
> sudo: unable to open /var/log/sudo-io/seq: Read-only file system
> We haven't tampered with 'seq' (per direction in reponse to a previous
> question). A reboot solves the problem.
Sounds like you're skipping the obvious; /var is becoming read-only.
If those are VMs, make sure the backing store is on a reliable source. A
common cause of this is having the stores on NFS over a flaky network.
Not a sudo problem, a system problem.
More information about the sudo-users