[U-Boot-Users] Statically assigned IP addresses

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Tue Jan 13 21:05:45 CET 2004

In message <r02010000-1028-67E4B45645F911D888A700039387ACB6@[]> you wrote:
> In Linux you have always some "ifconfig interface xxxx" stuff
> during boot...so adding an "up" statement wouldn't hurt...

This is wrong. You can use IP autoconfiguration and pass all required
informantioon on the kernel's command line. No need to add tools like
ifconfig or route to a root filesystem for 99% of all cases.

> setenv netmask x.x.x.x

In almost all cases Linux will guess the correct netmask.

> and if you like:
> setenv gatewayip x.x.x.x

Not if you like. If you need, and only then.

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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