New to FreeBSD - Some questions

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at
Fri Jun 22 18:44:41 UTC 2012

On 22/06/2012 18:40, Eitan Adler wrote:
>> q) Is there a place where all sysctl variables are documented? It
>> > occurred to me when I was trying to find the memory usage on my system
>> > but `sysctl -a | grep mem' shows a whole bunch of stuff.

> You can try sysctl -ad but most of the systls are either documented in
> man pages or not at all. :(

It would be a really handy thing if the output of 'sysctl -d' told you
what man page to refer to for more information.  A neat little project
but pretty boring to implement.



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