Subject: Re: Minor change in isapnpT
To: None <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 04/13/1999 11:54:10
On Sat, 10 Apr 1999, Rene Hexel wrote:

> Jonathan Stone wrote:
> > Why not declare an `extern' variable holding the mask, initalized to
> > the value in the ifdef? that owuld make it writable via gdb (if not
> > sysctl, since as you say its hopefully a temporary workaround).
>   Autoconfig happens at system startup, well before the time you can use
> sysctl on your system.  Changing the value later wouldn't have any
> effect.

True, but gdb can modify the kernel image before booting. :-)

Take care,