Configuration in /etc/sysctl.conf Overwritten when Upgrading Oracle Linux 5 (Doc ID 2067535.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 27, 2016

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version 2.6.18-53.1.21.0.1.el5 and later
Linux x86
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

 After performing an update from OL5.6 to OL5.11,  configuration in /etc/sysctl.conf is overwritten, causing the tuned values of  certain parameters to be wiped out.
Before upgrade

 

Changes

System upgrade

Cause

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