Commit e715d0f4 authored by Craig Small's avatar Craig Small

Merge branch 'sysctl_manpage_extnd' into 'master'

sysctl.conf manpage - new NOTES section helps variable listing

sysctl.conf manpage now explains what tools to use to list all modifiable variables.

See merge request !28
parents 18b1a887 c355ba31
......@@ -28,6 +28,15 @@ token = value
Note that blank lines are ignored, and whitespace before and after a token or
value is ignored, although a value can contain whitespace within. Lines which
begin with a # or ; are considered comments and ignored.
As the
.BR /etc/sysctl.conf
file is used to override default kernel parameter values, only a small number of parameters is predefined in the file.
.IR /sbin/sysctl\ \-a
or follow
.BR sysctl (8)
to list all possible parameters. The description of individual parameters can be found in the kernel documentation.
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