lkml.org 
[lkml]   [1998]   [Nov]   [24]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: /dev/nvram on my Celebris
On 23 Nov 1998 ketil@ii.uib.no wrote:

[...]
> > /dev/bios
[...]
> Difference is, these have IMHO more meaningful names and more obvious
> uses. I'd *expect* throwing garbage at /dev/bios to muck up the bios
> settings.

Not to continue a discussion on harmful things /dev/files can do to the
machine but ... writing garbage into /dev/bios don't simply muck up the
bios settings. It destroy your BIOS burning into it the garbage. Machine
completely unusable ... BIOS destroyed ... return to the shop.

So read the documentation, it save your ass :)

Ciao,
Riccardo.


-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.rutgers.edu
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:45    [from the cache]
©2003-2011 Jasper Spaans