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Re: sysctl vs kernel .config

Jim Green wrote at 2011-04-23 22:53 -0500:
> first is run time and the latter is compile time, but what is the
> difference here, is one of the other's subset? do their parameters
> overlap? which is the preferred file to change? changing .config
> requires a recompile.

I suppose that if a setting can be changed by both .config and sysctl, then 
.config is setting the default and sysctl is adjusting *from* the default.  I 
doubt that compile time would be affected.

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