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Date:      Wed, 13 May 2020 11:13:03 -0500
From:      Kyle Evans <>
To:        Carl Johnson <>
Cc:        FreeBSD Mailing List <>
Subject:   Re: Viewing loader tunables in console
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <863683sudq.fsf@elm.localnet>
References:  <alpine.BSF.2.22.395.2005131641510.1695@devMachine> <863683sudq.fsf@elm.localnet>

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On Wed, May 13, 2020 at 10:54 AM Carl Johnson <> wrote:
> Ekalavya <> writes:
> > I know that sysctl tunables are viewable using the sysctl command, but
> > I am having trouble viewing loader tunables like
> > kern.vt.fb.default_mode. I need to know this before I start setting
> > values for them in my loader.conf file. How do I do this?
> I think that the kenv(1) command will list them.  I am not an expert, so
> anybody please correct me if this is wrong.

They will be in the kenv, but typically only if you've actually set
them in loader.conf. We don't (generally, there's probably
counter-examples) export those using default values to the kenv.


Kyle Evans

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