[U-Boot-Users] Device tree and u-boot passing MAC addressquestions

Joe Hamman joe.hamman at embeddedspecialties.com
Mon Dec 17 21:27:22 CET 2007

Hi Robert,


> To get eth2 to link, I put this MAC in my device tree:
> local-mac-address = [ 00 E0 0C 00 02 FD ];
> Otherwise the kernel just sees a series of zero's . Is this change on
> purpose and I missed what I need to do now?

I recently encountered the same problem.  By using the 'fdt b' command, I
was able to see that the MAC addresses were not being filled in prior to
calling the kernel.

Adding aliases to the dtb file fixed my problem. (Search the mailing

Best regards,

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