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Re: boot time

On Wed, 2002-02-27 at 16:27, Michael Schmitz wrote:
> > > What would be really nice is some sort of utility for setting all
> > > these little PMU/mac specific settings:
> > >
> > > 1) behavior of the fn key on powerbooks
> > > 2) setting poweron time
> > > 3) setting "server" mode
> > > 4) setting trackpad tap/notap etc
> > > 5) anything else I'm missing?
> >
> > Mouse emulation buttons
> Nothing to do with PMU settings (that's handled by a couple of kernel
> variables, not by tweaking PMU registers or NVRAM contents) so _please_
> don't include that with a tool designed to manipulate NVRAM on PMU Macs.
> Unless you happen to know of a few unused bits in NVRAM to save that
> setting in, and have a kernel patch handy to restore these bits on boot.

I know it doesn't use the PMU. I was more thinking of a debian-package
a-la pmac-utils with an all-in-one settings file, and a nice init-script
to start it all up. I didn't think of combining all the tools physically
in the same program.


/Bastien Nocera

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