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Re: best place to put sysctl directions

On Sun, 2003-06-08 at 21:41, Andreas Wüst wrote:
> Hi
> I want to alter some sysctl's during boot time, and, of course I could
> do it via the sysctl configuration file itself, but I want to do some
> "for f in .. done" and some "echo"ing.
> Since I want to do this during boot time, I thought I would put it in
> /etc/init.d/, but since it is a script not installed by a .deb package,
> I wondered if there is some better place to put user affiliated scripts.
> Second, policy would make one add some "start/stop/..." logic to the
> scripts started via rcX, what would I want to put in "stop" etc., since
> it would not be possible to restore original sysctl values, besides I
> don't want them to alter anyway, I want them to stay after boot time.
> Just some dummy entry doing nothing?
> I hope someone can help me figure this out, or point me to some stuff I
> can RTFM (or to some more apprropriate list, since this is not very -powerpc
> related, but I didn't want to ask on -devel).

Try editing /etc/sysctl.conf, it should be automatically read on boot.


Bastien Nocera <hadess@hadess.net>

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