/etc/subdoers busy try again later

August 21, 2014 6.6k views

I got an error /etc/subdoers busy try again later when i try to access the visudo command. Please can anyone help me how to resolve this issue?

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Had you already run visudo ? That error indicates that the file is already being edited. First stop the other process with:

killall visudo

Also run visudo -c to make sure that the sudoers file was not corrupted.

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