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NAME

sysctl.conf - kernel state defaults

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Description
Files
Examples
See Also
History
Bugs

DESCRIPTION

The /etc/sysctl.conf file is read in when the system goes into multi-user mode to set default settings for the kernel. The /etc/sysctl.conf is in the format of the sysctl(8) command, i.e.
sysctl_mib=value

Comments are denoted by a "#" at the beginning of a line. Comments can also exist at the end of a line, as seen in the EXAMPLES section, below.

FILES

/etc/sysctl.conf
Initial settings for sysctl(8).

EXAMPLES

To turn off logging of programs that exit due to fatal signals you may use a configuration like
# Configure logging.
kern.logsigexit=0 # Do not log fatal signal exits (e.g. sig 11)

SEE ALSO

rc.conf(5), rc(8), sysctl(8)

HISTORY

BUGS


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