How to get the value of properties in the openfirmware?

Tony Breeds tony at
Mon Oct 24 14:41:31 EST 2011

On Sun, Oct 23, 2011 at 09:26:12AM +0800, Ryan Wang wrote:
> Hi,
> I know that we can use getprop to the get the value of some property.
> I wonder can we run some command in the cmdline to do that? E.g,
> if I want to get the value of bootargs, which command I can use?
> I have tried printenv, but it didn't work for properties.

In OF you can do either either (or both) of:
dev /chosen .properties ; or
dev /options .properties

To see the properties you're looking for.  Obvisouly there are calls in
yaboot that do that.

Yours Tony
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