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I have a simple question.

I want to learn max/min value of a sysctl parameter can be. Where can I find bounds of these parameters?


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Good question, and the man page seems to indicate that the only answer is in the individual source files. –  Paul Hoffman Jan 13 '14 at 17:37
yes. It would be perfect if there was a easy way... –  ibrahim Jan 15 '14 at 11:23

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