cvs commit: src/sys/kern subr_param.c
Pawel Jakub Dawidek
pjd at FreeBSD.org
Fri May 9 09:12:35 UTC 2008
On Fri, May 09, 2008 at 11:08:20AM +0200, Oliver Fromme wrote:
> Pawel Jakub Dawidek wrote:
> > Modified files:
> > sys/kern subr_param.c
> > Log:
> > - Export HZ value via kern.hz sysctl (this is the same name as for the
> > loader tunable).
> It's probably just me, but I don't see the usefulness of
> this. The HZ value is already exported via kern.clockrate.
> (I'm not saying the change is wrong, I'm just looking for
> an explanation.)
The reason for this change was that I was trying to recall what is the
name of the tunable and I wasn't able to find it with simple
"sysctl -a | grep hz". In an ideal world most of not all loader tunables
should also be visible as read-only sysctls.
> (On the other hand, how about exporting the value of the
> kernel variable "ticks"? Just a thought.)
No opinion on that one.
Pawel Jakub Dawidek http://www.wheel.pl
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