[U-Boot] [PATCH 03/25] SPEAr: Place ethaddr write and read within CONFIG_CMD_NET

Stefan Roese sr at denx.de
Wed Mar 7 14:21:08 CET 2012

On Wednesday 07 March 2012 13:03:52 Amit Virdi wrote:
> From: Vipin KUMAR <vipin.kumar at st.com>
> ethaddr can be optionally read from i2c memory. So, chip_config command
> supports reading/writing hw mac id into i2c memory. Placing this code
> within CONFIG_CMD_NET as this would only be needed when network interface
> is configured
> Signed-off-by: Vipin Kumar <vipin.kumar at st.com>
> Signed-off-by: Amit Virdi <amit.virdi at st.com>

I'm not really sure, why you have this special ethaddr handling in I2C prom 
here at all. Isn't it enough to have the MAC address (ethaddr) stored in the 
U-Boot environment (NOR, NAND, etc)? Why do you need this additional I2C 
stuff? Could you please explain this?


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