Subject: Re: sysctls for everything!
To: matthew green <email@example.com>
From: Jason R Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/12/2000 10:43:40
On Tue, Jun 13, 2000 at 03:14:19AM +1000, matthew green wrote:
> methods will die an unused dusty death. pcvt was removed from the
> kernel last weekend, and while i couldn't come up with any sound
> reasons for it not to be (or problems with it being removed), i will
> miss it. it fell into disuse, was unmaintained, and was excised. if
> the kmem grovelling routines are not used, they'll start to be
> unmaintained (since the sysctl stuff "works") and i'm afraid they'll
> eventually die.
> or am i just being pointelessly paranoid?
As long as there are those of us who debug kernel crash dumps,
kmem groveling will never die.
-- Jason R. Thorpe <email@example.com>