kern/85902: strange sysctl output

Gavin Atkinson gavin at
Sat Jun 23 16:05:40 UTC 2007

Synopsis: strange sysctl output

State-Changed-From-To: open->closed
State-Changed-By: gavin
State-Changed-When: Sat Jun 23 16:03:24 UTC 2007

This is not actually a bug.  By grepping the output of sysctl -a
you are also seeing fragments of the sysctl kern.msgbuf, which
contain the Kernel Message Buffer.  This includes the lines printed
when the sysctl is initially set during boot.

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