[U-Boot-Users] Transfer MAC address from u-boot to Linux kernel

Holger Schurig h.schurig at mn-logistik.de
Wed Jan 29 08:52:28 CET 2003

> I'm wondering what the "correct" way to export a MAC address from u-boot
> to a Linux kernel.

Does it work for you to NOT pass the MAC address?

Instead, get the MAC from your serial configuration prom and program your 
ethernet chip accordingly. Later Linux boots and the network driver get's the 
MAC as usual from the chip.

This is at least a possible approach for the SMC91111.

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