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Re: PROM variables

To: Guido Guenther <agx@sigxcpu.org>, Vincent Stehlé <vincent.stehle@stepmind.com>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
Subject: Re: PROM variables
From: Ladislav Michl <ladis@linux-mips.org>
Date: Thu, 13 Mar 2003 12:33:10 +0100
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On Thu, Mar 13, 2003 at 11:26:01AM +0100, Guido Guenther wrote:
[snip]
> > As I doubt there is currently a solution, I was thinking about 
> > implementing this as a /proc subdir. What do you think ?
> What about multiple files in /proc/arcs which have the PROM variables as
> name and its value as contents? 

hmm, how would you add/remove variable?

> When doing this I'd write into the NVRAM directly instead of using the
> Arcs functions, I think the necessary info is in the IRIX headers.
> Regards,
>  -- Guido

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