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Re: PROM variables

To: Vincent Stehlé <vincent.stehle@stepmind.com>
Subject: Re: PROM variables
From: Ladislav Michl <ladis@linux-mips.org>
Date: Thu, 13 Mar 2003 11:27:18 +0100
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On Thu, Mar 13, 2003 at 11:04:22AM +0100, Vincent Stehlé wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> Is there a way to get/set PROM variables under Linux ?

no.

> I have an indigo2 with no display, and setting the variables without 
> reverting to the monitor through the serial line would be very handy.
> 
> As I doubt there is currently a solution, I was thinking about 
> implementing this as a /proc subdir. What do you think ?

we discussed this issue on #irc yesterday. it seems that conclusion was
implement it as ioctl on some /dev/prom (?).

        ladis

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