Kernel variables - where is TFM?

Stijn Hoop stijn at
Thu Apr 24 00:08:02 PDT 2003

On Thu, Apr 24, 2003 at 04:54:36AM +0200, Dag-Erling Smorgrav wrote:
> "Nickolay A. Kritsky" <nkritsky at> writes:
> > Looks like the only interface to look up sysctl description is grep(1)
> > :-\
> des at dwp ~% sysctl -d kern.clockrate
> kern.clockrate: Rate and period of various kernel clocks

[stijn at pcwin002] <~> sysctl -d kern.osreldate
sysctl: illegal option -- d
usage: sysctl [-beNnox] variable[=value] ...
       sysctl [-beNnox] -a
[stijn at pcwin002] <~> uname -v
FreeBSD 4.8-RC #0: Tue Mar  4 10:10:51 CET 2003

(which also tells me I need to upgrade my workstation :)


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