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Re: PROM variables

To: Ladislav Michl <>
Subject: Re: PROM variables
From: Juan Quintela <>
Date: Thu, 13 Mar 2003 12:42:54 +0100
Cc: Guido Guenther <>, Vincent Stehlé <>,
In-reply-to: <20030313113310.GA6151@simek> (Ladislav Michl's message of "Thu, 13 Mar 2003 12:33:10 +0100")
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>>>>> "ladislav" == Ladislav Michl <> writes:

ladislav> On Thu, Mar 13, 2003 at 11:26:01AM +0100, Guido Guenther wrote:
ladislav> [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? 

ladislav> hmm, how would you add/remove variable?

Forgot to tell how to remove the variable in previous mail :)

rm old_variable 

should do, no need at all of ioctl crap :)

Later, Juan.

In theory, practice and theory are the same, but in practice they 
are different -- Larry McVoy

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