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SubjectRe: Linux 2.6.29
On Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 07:21:08PM -0700, David Rees wrote:

> * Mon Mar 23 2009 xx <xx@xx.xx> 2.6.29-2
> - Change default swappiness setting from 60 to 30.
>
> * Thu Mar 19 2009 xx <xx@xx.xx> 2.6.29-0.66.rc8.git4
> - Raise default vm dirty data limits from 5/10 to 10/20 percent.
>
> Why are the going in the kernel package instead of /etc/sysctl.conf?

At least in part, because rpm sucks.
If a user has editted /etc/sysctl.conf, upgrading the initscripts package
won't change that file.

Dave



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