[U-Boot] [PATCH] [PATCH] net/eth.c: Avoid Warning when ethxaddr is not set

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Sat Mar 3 15:44:48 CET 2012

Dear Gwenhael Goavec-Merou,

In message <1330780211-90427-1-git-send-email-gwenhael.goavec-merou at armadeus.com> you wrote:
> The return value for eth_getenv_enetaddr_by_index produces 
> a Warning when ethXaddr is not set (env_enetaddr is equal 
> to 00:00:00:00:00:00).
> The validity of the mac address is tested later in this 
> function to avoid to write an erroneous address.
> The test of the function's return is consequently useless 
> and adds a warning.

Which use case do you have in mind?  Why do you think this warning is
bad?  I tend to consider it helpful instead.

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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