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Re: When should sysctl be run during boot?



On 02/10/2007, Thomas M Steenholdt <tmus tmus dk> wrote:
> Matt Domsch wrote:
> >
> > How many modules export sysctls instead of module parameters?
> >
>
> Those are not really exported in a special way for sysctl. They are
> simply proc nodes (files) under /proc/sys, and a *lot* of modules put
> stuff in there for runtime configuration. I have 615 files in there on
> this laptop.

I could be wrong, but I don't think anything exports a seetting that
is only changeable with sysctl that is not also changeable by echo'ing
to a file under /proc/sys - sysctl seems rather obsolete in this
respect.


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