Nikos Vassiliadis wrote: > Isn't kern.randompid a boolean? TRUE or FALSE?
No. > It is just on or off. 1 means PIDs are random. > 0 means PIDs are sequential. to be exact, everything > not being 0, is TRUE. That is not true. Peter Pentchev once wrote: "The kern.randompid sysctl is not a boolean flag, but an estimate of the random value that will be added to each newly created pid. For more information, read the comments in src/sys/kern/kern_fork.c before the sysctl_kern_randompid() function (around line 150). The function itself ignores sysctl settings of less than 2." Frank _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"