loader.conf options

Warren Block wblock at wonkity.com
Sun Jul 17 13:34:35 UTC 2011

On Sun, 17 Jul 2011, wayne mitchell wrote:

> am trying to configure my new system
> (FreeBSD 8.1-RELEASE GENERIC amd64 - on an intel core 2 duo)

I'd suggest upgrading to 8.2-RELEASE or 8-STABLE.

> and find all possible settings to tweak
> i can tell from documentation that there are many options possible with
> /boot/loader.conf

It's often counterproductive to change settings, but you'll find a much 
longer list in /boot/defaults/loader.conf.  Do not change them there, 
just override by setting them in /boot/loader.conf.

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