Subject: Re: A small IPX hardware hack
To: Matt Dainty <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Paul Kranenburg <email@example.com>
Date: 11/14/2003 20:26:31
> > That's cool. Feel like documenting how you did it?
> > Is it possible to script that from NetBSD (using eeprom(8) ???),
> > or was it a lot of typing at the OBP prompt?
> Hmm, not sure whether you could do it that way or not...
> http://www.bodgit-n-scarper.com/ipx.html has some vague instructions,
> basically I followed the same instructions at
> http://www.ccl.kuleuven.ac.be/~bob/oem-logo.html , section 5.1 except I
> manually searched a dump of the OBP instead, (the AMD27C020 chip).
I believe you should be able to just write the `oem-logo' property using
/dev/openprom (and then enable it by setting `oem-logo?' to `true').
eeprom(8) doesn't currently accept arbitrary data, but it shouldn't be
too hard to hack that in.