[U-Boot-Users] MAC address question...
wd at denx.de
Thu Aug 26 17:03:20 CEST 2004
In message <188.8.131.52.0.20040826005414.01dd2158 at wheresmymailserver.com> you wrote:
> However, changing the EEPROM MAC address is troublesome, because the
> /drivers/smc91111.c doesn't seem to support programming the attached
> EEPROM. (you can get_rom_mac, but not set_rom_mac).
> Before I started adding things, does anyone else have the same issue?
Where exactly is the provlem? This case should be covered by U-Boot.
See the paragraphs starting with "If the network interface stores
some valid MAC address..." in section "Note for Redundant Ethernet
Interfaces" in the README.
> What I was thinking of doing was defining some reserved memory locations of
> the processor as FLASH, and handle this in /board/specific/flash.c - a
Defining memory locations of the processor as flash? ?? ???
What exactly are you talking about????
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