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Re: sysct/kernel variables error

Mich Lanners wrote:
On   1 May, this message from Orion Buckminster Montoya echoed through

I tried setting:

but at boot a message displays saying "Setting kernel variables.error: /proc/sys/dev/mac_hid/[etc.] is an unknown key.

I can't tell from your message whether you have the right format in
/etc/sysctl.conf.  It should be:

dev.mac_hid.mouse_button_emulation = 1
dev.mac_hid.mouse_button2_keycode = 88
dev.mac_hid.mouse_button3_keycode = 125

anything else will be an unknown key.

I don't know about that specific format with '.' inbetween words, but
mine works perfectly well with the usual '/'. However, the key vs. what
Nathan configured is omitting the leading '/proc/sys/'. Since this file
controls sysctl, i.e. everything under /proc/sys....

My problem was the leading /proc/sys/. Got rid of that in /etc/sysctl.conf and everything worked fine. Also, there doesn't seem to be any change when using '.' instead of '/'.

Thanks for the tips,

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