Re: Device detection?
On Tue, Mar 16, 1999 at 07:41:21PM +0000, Edward Betts wrote:
> On Tue, 16 Mar, 1999, Guy Maor wrote:
> > Bruce Sass <email@example.com> writes:
> > > Is there any non-volatile memory that can be used during an
> > > installation
> > 2.2 kernels have /dev/nvram. Enable CONFIG_NVRAM.
> Don't you risk knocking out the CMOS memory by messing with this?
> Do old machines support this?
On my ASUS motherboard writing data to nvram (even zeroes if
i remember) makes the bios complain about a virus at boot.
I had to reset motherboard's CMOS to fix this.