Re: sysctl interface to bootflags?

From: Dave Jones (
Date: Wed Oct 10 2001 - 01:46:41 EST

On 8 Oct 2001, Thomas Hood wrote:

> 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
> normally.

Ouch. Can you verify that the CMOS register its changing matches
with what's listed in the BOOT record ?
add a printk to bootflag.c to check.



| Dave Jones.
| SuSE Labs

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