[Soekris] Setting BIOS defaults from scripts

David Young dyoung at pobox.com
Fri Jan 7 08:51:17 UTC 2005


On Thu, Jan 06, 2005 at 11:48:25PM -0800, Mike Ireton wrote:
> 
> I'm beginning to tire of the manual system config process I go thru for 
> my soekris based systems and I'm looking for a way now to set two bios 
> defaults from a script or small c program of some kind. What I want is 
> to ensure that conspeed=115200 and that bootdelay=2. Anyone know of a 
> way to accomplish this?

You could use a utility like 'chat' or 'expect' to converse with the
Soekris.  (People commonly use those programs to chat with a modem to
set up a PPP link.)

Dave

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