sysctl meanings.

Danny Pansters danny at
Thu Sep 16 19:45:44 PDT 2004

On Friday 17 September 2004 00:51, Lewis Thompson wrote:
> Hi,
> I wonder if there is a comprehensive list of what many of the sysctl
> values are, both in terms of what the node (by this I mean, say,
> hw.acpi.verbose) means, and what the values would mean/do?

I don't think there is. At the very least we should have defaults 
at /etc/defaults

>   If this doesn't exist would it be worth creating a website with a list
> of all these?  I've got some spare time in the next couple of days and I
> could whip something up in PHP that would hopefully do the job.

Sysctl docs are greatly needed I think!

>   Thanks,
> -lewiz.

No, thank *you* :)


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