Re: sysctl interface to bootflags?

From: Thomas Hood (
Date: Mon Oct 08 2001 - 22:29:27 EST

Well, it may run, but what it changed was NOT the SBF field.
When I restarted my machine the BIOS beeped and told me
there was an error in the nonvolatile RAM. I was made to
reset the system date, and then the computer rebooted


> Thanks. I tested the new sbf.c and after hacking it a > bit to remove the fail-on-invalid-reg-value, it runs: > > root@thanatos:/home/jdthood/src/sbf# ./a.out > BOOT @ 0x07fd0040 > CMOS register: 0x33 > Read current value := 0x88 > Read updated value := 0x89 > > Here it has set bit 0, the PnP-OS bit. Do you have any > plans to enhance the program to allow control of all the flags?

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