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Re: Deleting read-only environment variable on Sibyte board.

To: Manoj Ekbote <manoj.ekbote@broadcom.com>
Subject: Re: Deleting read-only environment variable on Sibyte board.
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Wed, 7 Nov 2007 19:42:54 +0000
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On Wed, Nov 07, 2007 at 11:36:38AM -0800, Manoj Ekbote wrote:

> It looks like the variable was set with 'setenv -ro' command. This will
> need a manual delete.
> Bad news -  This would probably require a new firmware build.  There is
> no current command to remove -ro variables (non-existing feature).

I ran over a bit of documentation regarding how variables are stored by
CFE.  Looks easy enough to write a little app to convert those variables
to writeable.

  Ralf

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