[acpi-jp 2382] Re: Updated ec-burst.diff patch

Nate Lawson nate at root.org
Thu Jul 3 10:36:20 PDT 2003

On Thu, 3 Jul 2003, John Baldwin wrote:
> On 03-Jul-2003 Nate Lawson wrote:
> > On Thu, 3 Jul 2003, M. Warner Losh wrote:
> >> I personally think that all tunable should be read-only (or rw if
> >> possible) sysctls...
> >
> > I'm still not sure why we have both mechanisms.  Perhaps a useful approach
> > would be to sweep the tree for tunables and change them to sysctls with
> > appropriate permissions (read-only if in doubt).  Then remove the tunable
> > mechanism.  Care to put together a patch?
> Cause you can't set sysctl's from the loader, only tunables?  Are you
> going to duplicate the entire kernel environment from 'kenv' in
> sysctl?

Ah, I thought the two had been merged such that you could do that.


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