Subject: Re: Autonice bugging my but!
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Ty Sarna <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/21/1996 21:14:06
In article <9601211623.ZM6713@rrzc1a>,
Hubert Feyrer  <> wrote:
> > > option AUTORENICE=10 # (minutes)
> > Why not a sysctl? Let the default value be 600, and if you don't want
> Well, i'd prefer to compile in the sysctl's default value rather than forget to
> set it in /etc/rc.local. :-) Just give people who want a different default
> value the possibility to compile it into their kernel.

I've no problem with being able to change the defaults at compile time.
That's fine. It's just that run-ime flexibility is a Good Thing. That's
why we have LKMs, for example.