[LinuxBIOS] retrieving MAC from romstrap

Robert Millan rmh at aybabtu.com
Fri Sep 28 10:49:51 CEST 2007

On Thu, Sep 27, 2007 at 05:44:29PM +0200, Peter Stuge wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 27, 2007 at 04:20:28PM +0200, Robert Millan wrote:
> > I just wrote a small utility to set the appropiate bytes in
> > linuxbios.rom.
> > 
> > Any comments?
> I prefer the xxd trick. Note that I am exclusively working on systems
> where (I can make sure) xxd is available.

Looking at the manpage, it seems that xxd is aimed at a different kind of
use.  I'm a bit skeptic about it being able to do that job (specialy about
handling bit shifting, endianess and negative offsets).  Perhaps you could
show an example?

Robert Millan

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