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Question about boot.log file

 
Waqar Razi
Regular Advisor

Question about boot.log file

I have the following error in /var/log/boot.log file:

Oct 21 07:20:38 apple sysctl: error: unknown error 22 setting key 'kernel.shmal
l'
Oct 21 07:20:38 apple rc.sysinit: Configuring kernel parameters: failed

Can any one give me some clue?


2 REPLIES
Matti_Kurkela
Honored Contributor

Re: Question about boot.log file

The startup script is trying to set /proc/sys/kernel/shmall to some value and failing.

See /etc/sysctl.conf: that would be the standard location for configuring those values.

MK
MK
skt_skt
Honored Contributor

Re: Question about boot.log file

check for any syntax error in sysctl.conf. Or the 'kernel.shmal' is no more supported on your current kernel level