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

Tomas Mraz tmraz at
Fri Mar 16 15:50:25 UTC 2012

On Fri, 2012-03-16 at 15:16 +0000, Matthew Garrett wrote: 
> 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.

No Fedora package should do that. However I can imagine situation when
sysadmin wants his own package to do it. I have to second the request to
be the default /etc/sysctl.conf empty and moving the Fedora defaults to
Tomas Mraz
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