[U-Boot-Users] MAC address question...

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Thu Aug 26 23:42:52 CEST 2004

In message < at wheresmymailserver.com> you wrote:
> The MAC addresses that I ship are valid MAC addresses - it was that their 
> DHCP server, only gave IP addresses to "valid" machines on their network 
> (valid = machines that the net admin knew about and wanted on the network). 
> Since they were hacking on this they did the best thing they could - they 
> unplugged the Windows machine, and stole it's MAC address, so their DHCP 
> server would give them an IP number that their routers liked.

Well, such behaviour makes no sense and should not be fixed in software.

> OK - I guess that is what I was looking for. If I made a smc91111_eeprom.c, 
> would you accept that back into the examples, and if someone wanted to 
> change it, they could do it from there?


> My five favorite words "architect, design, implement, test, ship".


Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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