[coreboot] setting smbios values from the OS

Rafael Vanoni rafael.vanoni at pluribusnetworks.com
Fri Jun 20 22:01:20 CEST 2014

On 06/20/2014 01:25 AM, Peter Stuge wrote:
> Rafael Vanoni wrote:
>>> Please explain why you want to modify these values at run time?
>> Like I said in a previous post, I'd like to set fields like version,
>> serial number on a per system basis.
> That's not the why, that's the what. Indeed you already wrote what
> you want.
> I'm asking *why* you want it, because what you ask for doesn't make
> sense, so either I don't understand your situation (not at all unlikely)
> or there might be a better approach to get what you want (also possible).
>> This is partially an experiment, fwiw.
> Again, why modify the values at run time?
> Why isn't setting these values at build time enough?
> Kind regards
> //Peter

Take serial number, for example. I'd like each different system that I 
build to have its own serial number, and building coreboot for every 
serial number doesn't scale.


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