Descriptionsysctl settings should be applied and persistent. That means all settings in /etc/sysctl.conf /etc/sysctl.d/*.conf must be active. This is important because network settings are not safely applied in Debian Squeeze by the procps script (running to early in the boot order).
Check Script: system-sysctl-settings.sh
all=$(/sbin/sysctl -a 2>/dev/null)
while read -r m; do
printf "%s\n" "$all" | grep -q "$m"
done < <(
/bin/egrep -vh "^ *#|^ *$" /etc/sysctl.conf /etc/sysctl.d/*.conf 2>/dev/null | sed "s/ *= */ = /" 2>/dev/null
) | grep -v '^$'
if [ "$results" == "" ]; then
result_failed "The following sysctl settings are not active: $results"