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SubjectRe: Linus' laptop and Num lock status
Jean Delvare wrote:
> On x86, the BIOS led state can be read from byte 0x97 the BIOS RAM. The
> BIOS RAM is mapped at 0x400 so all we need to do is to one byte from
> RAM (offset 0x497). This is how Suse's hwinfo does.

Perhaps that's what Suse does, but the proper address is 0x417.

0x497 is the rarely-used LPT2 timeout ocunter.


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