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SubjectRe: sysctl interface to bootflags?
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Hi.  I looked at your code and I saw that it depended
on ACPI. Since ACPI doesn't work on my machine, I
thought I should look for another solution. However,
Alan now tells me that what I want to do can already
be done via /dev/nvram.

Thanks to both of you.
Thomas

On Tue, 2001-10-09 at 10:15, Dave Jones wrote:
> On 9 Oct 2001, Thomas Hood wrote:
>
> > Would it be a good idea to do this using the sysctl infrastructure?
> > If so, can someone please suggest an appropriate pathname for
> > the flag files? How about "/proc/sys/BIOS/bootflags/diagnostics"
> > and "/proc/sys/BIOS/bootflags/PnP-OS" ?
> > If this is a bad idea, someone please stop me before I waste my
> > time implementing it.
>
> Last week, I pointed you at http://www.codemonkey.org.uk/sbf.c
> Can you give a reason why this needs to be done in kernel space ?
>
> regards,
>
> Dave.


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