[LinuxBIOS] cmos.layout field meanings.

Steve Isaacs yasteve at gmail.com
Wed Dec 19 22:03:51 CET 2007

On Tue, 2007-12-18 at 17:05 -0800, ron minnich wrote:
> Steve, I am afraid few people really understand all the ins and outs
> of the cmos bits, and most don't really use them. We used them
> somewhat at LANL, but the real usage was by linux networx on their
> cluster nodes. I would say we used maybe 2 bits at most :-), and LNXI
> used just about all there were to use.
> So, you are now the expert ... :-)
ho-boy, blind leading the blind ... Ok, I'll accept the challenge. I'll
offer up any information I discover in the process.

The bits I'm most interested in at this time are the ones that payloads
such as FILO, etherboot may depend upon. Anybody have any clues?


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