cvs commit: src/sys/kern subr_param.c
Pawel Jakub Dawidek
pjd at FreeBSD.org
Fri May 9 14:54:20 UTC 2008
On Fri, May 09, 2008 at 11:56:14AM +0200, Oliver Fromme wrote:
> 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.
Only the one that are set (eg. by hints or by you in loader.conf).
kenv(1) doesn't list all the tunables.
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