SUMMARY: how do you read hostid from eeprom

From: Met Cirit X-2242 (
Date: Mon Nov 28 1994 - 22:58:49 CST

>Does anybody have some C functions to read eeprom info like the
>machine hostid? I don't want to use the system call, but want
>to get it directly from the hardware.

Thanks to, (Mark Henderson) ( Per Åkesson)

for sending their code fragments which reads, and as I understand,
can modify, eeprom contents. Mark's code seems to be posted to
comp.sources.unix, although I could not figure out how to retrieve it
from there.

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