sysctl invalid argument

Kevin Kinsey kdk at
Wed Apr 11 16:27:01 UTC 2007

Beni wrote:
> Hi list,
> When reading through my dmesg, I found this sysctl error/message : sysctl : 
> hw.acpi.cpu.cx_lowest : Invalid argument. Now there is no mention what so 
> ever of that option in my /etc/sysctl.conf, so I didn't set it to C1 or 
> anything else that seems to be invalid. So my question is : why (and where) 
> is it set 2 times and why is it the second time with an invalid argument ? 
> Neither the C1 nor the invalid argument seems to be doing any harm to the 
> (good) workings of the system...

Check /etc/defaults/rc.conf.


Kevin Kinsey
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