Communication (Was Re: [U-Boot-Users] [PATCH] lan91c96 driver MAC address detection)

Dave Peverley dpeverley at
Tue May 4 19:55:59 CEST 2004

Wolfgang Denk wrote:
>>If you issue a 'bootp' command to u-boot via its interface as I stated, 
>>the following call sequence happens
>>So in practical use, issuing a bootp detects the mac address of the 
> No, no, no. This is plainly wrong.

I've tried my best to explain this concisely and with no room for 
mis-interpretation but I have seemed to fail and I can't see why. I don't
think anyone else managed to mis-read me as radically as this, so I've 
taken this off list to try and clear up with Wolfgang whatever the 
mixup seems to be.  Apologies to all.... 

Best Wishes,


             Dave Peverley, Software Engineer, MPC Data Limited.
Phone : [+44] (0) 1225 868 228              Web :

More information about the U-Boot mailing list