[LinuxBIOS] cmos.layout

Stefan Reinauer stepan at coresystems.de
Wed Mar 14 10:19:01 CET 2007

* joe at smittys.pointclark.net <joe at smittys.pointclark.net> [070314 08:05]:
> Hello everyone,
> I do have a question. What is the purpose of the cmos.layout file.  
> Does this come from the DMI of the original bios? What other source  
> files use this file?

cmos.layout describes the settings you can make in LinuxBIOS via the 
CMOS ram (256 byte NVRAM)

it's used in quite some places in the LinuxBIOS source. You can use a
utility like lxbios (lxbios.sf.net) to change cmos settings from Linux.

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