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Many kernel variables now "autotune" up to the maximum values set in /etc/conf/cf.d/mtune. If you need to know what value (for example) NPROC currently is, you can get that from "sar" or sysdef. But not all variables are shown there; to get them all, use:
echo v | crash
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