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

Dave Jones davej at
Fri Mar 16 17:06:14 UTC 2012

On Fri, Mar 16, 2012 at 10:57:13AM -0500, Chris Adams wrote:
 > Once upon a time, Matthew Garrett <mjg59 at> said:
 > > No package should be automatically changing the sysrq policy.
 > Why not?
 > For example, I use a commercial backup program that makes extensive use
 > of IPC and needs the msgmni and msgmnb limits raised beyond the default
 > values.  Why shouldn't they be able to include that change in their RPM?

What happens if two packages want to set a sysctl to different values ?


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