does /etc/sysctl.d/ really obeyed and does really override /etc/sysctl.conf

Matthew Garrett mjg59 at
Fri Mar 16 15:16:37 UTC 2012

On Fri, Mar 16, 2012 at 04:13:31PM +0200, Muayyad AlSadi wrote:
> >
> > As I understand it, Muayyad has different problem. Right now, the
> > /etc/sysctl.conf we ship is not empty. It has several values set, one of
> > them is sysrq=0 he used in his example. No one set this is value, it's just
> > default value and yet, no package can change it by placing its file in
> > /etc/sysctl.d This would work only if sysctl.conf is empty and all default
> > configuration is moved to /etc/sysctl.d/00-systemdefault.conf
> yes exactly this is the case,
> we have sysrq=0 in /etc/sysctl.conf

No package should be automatically changing the sysrq policy.

Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at

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