Re: mystery kernel spew

From: Doug White <>
Date: Sun, 14 Sep 2003 10:25:08 -0700 (PDT)
On Sat, 13 Sep 2003, masta wrote:

> For some time now I've have an issue with a dell laptop I use. It spews a
> bunch of kernel junk after init is spawned, and the spew causes my dmesg
> to become too full to actually produce a file I can send to the list that
> is meaningfull.

I remember this :)

This is probably because you have a syntax error in sysctl.conf.  The
stuff thats printed is the sysctl tree. Its a debugging "feature",
although I've forgotten what exactly triggers it.

sysctl.conf should be name=value pairs like this:


Doug White                    |  FreeBSD: The Power to Serve          |
Received on Sun Sep 14 2003 - 08:25:08 UTC

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