printenv vs. devalias

printenv vs. devalias

Post by 3.. » Fri, 10 Mar 2000 04:00:00

What is the difference between the two?  Aren't both show OpenBoot

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printenv vs. devalias

Post by Martin Pau » Fri, 10 Mar 2000 04:00:00

> What is the difference between the two?  Aren't both show OpenBoot
> setting?

you didn't see a difference when you tried them ?

printenv shows general OpenBOOT settings, while devalias shows
device aliases, which can be used eg. for the boot command.

read more about it in the "OpenBoot Collection" answerbook.

hth, mp.
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