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Re: setenv eaddr

To: Michl Ladislav <xmichl03@stud.fee.vutbr.cz>
Subject: Re: setenv eaddr
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Date: Wed, 8 Nov 2000 04:58:04 +0100
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <Pine.BSF.4.05.10011071158500.58171-100000@fest.stud.fee.vutbr.cz>; from xmichl03@stud.fee.vutbr.cz on Tue, Nov 07, 2000 at 03:50:28PM +0100
References: <Pine.BSF.4.05.10011071158500.58171-100000@fest.stud.fee.vutbr.cz>
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
On Tue, Nov 07, 2000 at 03:50:28PM +0100, Michl Ladislav wrote:

> I was looking to the archives and HOWTOs to find way how to change eaddr
> of sgi Indy (which was incorrectly set after 2.4.0-test6 crash) and find
> couple of questions and no answer. I think about -p switch of setenv
> mentioned in archives supposing that it means "permanent" and trying to
> imagine how to FORCE set eaddr. This is the key.

The -p option doesn't work for the eaddr variable.  Hey, SGI didn't want
it's customers to arbitrarily change serial numbers of the machine ...

  Ralf

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