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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/3] kernel/sysctl: support setting sysctl parameters from kernel command line
On Tue 31-03-20 09:42:46, Vlastimil Babka wrote:
[...]
> > Should we not do this, we'll have to live with the consequences of
> > supporting the full swoop of sysctls are boot params, whatever
> > consequences those may be.
>
> Of course when the first user tries to set some particular sysctl as boot param
> and finds and reports it doesn't work as intended, then it can be fixed or
> blacklisted and it can't break anyone else?

Absolutely agreed. I would be really careful to not overengineer this
whole thing.

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Michal Hocko
SUSE Labs

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