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Old 02-25-2005, 08:50 PM   #1
victorbraganza
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Howto modify BIOS setting without reboot ?


Is there a utility that allows me to change my BIOS boot order to net boot without user intervention ?

I have a bunch of machines running various Linux distributions. All are booted from hard disk. I need to pxe boot all of them, but do not want to go and manually change the boot order in BIOS. Any help would be appreciated.
 
Old 02-25-2005, 09:13 PM   #2
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You might be able to find a utility that could read, modify, and re-write the BIOS for you, but it would need to be BIOS specific. I'm not aware of any such program in existence: I'm not even sure if userspace can READ the flash memory of the BIOS.
 
  


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