Re: sysctl interface to bootflags?

From: Dave Jones (
Date: Tue Oct 09 2001 - 10:34:13 EST

On 9 Oct 2001, Thomas Hood wrote:

> 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,

Huh ? Read the code again.
Its no more dependant upon ACPI than bootflag.c is.
The bootflag is pointed at by an ACPI table.
The code I wrote functions /exactly/ the same on
a kernel with APM, ACPI or NO power management.

> Alan now tells me that what I want to do can already
> be done via /dev/nvram.

My code _is_ using /dev/nvram !



| Dave Jones.
| SuSE Labs

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