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Re: sysctl




I'm trying to make the kernel as small as possible.
Is there any use for option DDB on a regular system ?

I also want the machine to reboot if a kernel panic happens.
Does this require option DDB ?

Tony Sarendal


On Tue, 14 Sep 1999, Hannah Schroeter wrote:

> Hello!
> 
> On Tue, Sep 14, 1999 at 10:17:51AM +0200, Tony Sarendal wrote:
> 
> > [...]
> 
> > sysctl: ddb.panic: value is not available
> 
> > All I've done is to compile a new kernel, and put
> > ddb.panic=0 in /etc/sysctl.conf.
> 
> You built the kernel with option DDB disabled. And if there's no DDB,
> there's no need to control it. Besides that, the message is completely
> harmless. For me, it's just the same, as I currently run a kernel
> w/o DDB. However, if I should enable DDB again, I will want to have
> ddb.panic=0, so I leave that line in /etc/sysctl.conf intact.
> 
> Regards, Hannah.
>