RFC: New event timers infrastructure

Alexander Motin mav at FreeBSD.org
Mon Jun 21 05:33:20 UTC 2010

Brandon Gooch wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 20, 2010 at 3:35 PM, Doug Barton <dougb at freebsd.org> wrote:
>> On 06/20/10 08:47, Alexander Motin wrote:
>>> While this can be done in sysctl.conf, it would be better to do it in
>>> loader.conf to make it applied from the beginning, without on-the-fly
>>> timers change.
>> You're probably right that for something this fundamental it's better to do
>> it in loader.conf, however I wanted to mention that I recently changed the
>> rcorder for the "early" boot scripts to run sysctl first for very similar
>> reasons.
> This is good information, so sorry if I'm being dense: does this mean
> that it should have worked by applying the changes via
> /etc/sysctl.conf?

"You are too old. You are already born." (c) Sergey Lukyanenko.
stathz set much earlier, just before "Starting kernel event timers"
logged first time. It can only be affected from loader.conf.

> No worries though, I've set it in /boot/loader.conf to avoid any
> possible ambiguity or anomalous behavior, and it's working very well!


BTW, I've successfully tested suspend/resume on my amd64 laptop with all

Alexander Motin

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