[PATCH RFC] cmd: fix net list command

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Mon Nov 15 16:22:39 CET 2021

Dear Tom,

In message <20211115150753.GL24579 at bill-the-cat> you wrote:
> It might also be the case that in U-Boot some systems that are using
> NET_RANDOM_ETHADDR that really probably shouldn't?  A quick grep shows
> 253 platforms enabling it today, which feels high for the number of
> boards in the "we'll never have a valid MAC, need a random one"
> category.  Thinking out loud, perhaps we need an option for "no possible
> valid MAC on board" and a different option for "random MAC for fall-back
> only" ?

This is indeed obvious abuse of a feature which has been designed
for a few specific use cases.  It shpould be made clear that this is
nothing to select without thinking.

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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