cvs commit: src/sys/kern subr_param.c
olli at fromme.com
Fri May 9 09:56:16 UTC 2008
Pawel Jakub Dawidek wrote:
> On Fri, May 09, 2008 at 11:08:20AM +0200, Oliver Fromme wrote:
> > Pawel Jakub Dawidek wrote:
> > > Modified files:
> > > sys/kern subr_param.c=20
> > > 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.
Hm. It was my understanding that the loader tunables
are already exported via kenv(2), so typing "kenv"
should include them all. I was probably wrong, though.
Thanks for the explanation. It's now clearer to me.
Oliver Fromme, Bunsenstr. 13, 81735 Muenchen, Germany
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