[PATCH RFC] cmd: fix net list command

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Tue Nov 16 14:23:18 CET 2021

Dear Tom,

In message <20211115154516.GR24579 at bill-the-cat> you wrote:
> > One practical use case is board provisioning in the factory, which
> > includes setting up valid produt data like serial number, MAC
> > address etc. Yes, this can be done over serial consone as well, but
> > 1) this is slower than network and 2) many commecial products don't
> > have the connector etc. populated.
> Is that the case for the layerscape or imx8 families?  I know on the TI
> side these values are derived from chip-specific fuses that are blown at
> chip production so we don't need an initial random one.  I'd have to
> pull up some NXP manuals to see what's the case there, but I think some
> other people on the thread know the answers here already.

This is actually independent of the hardware, I think.

It is more or less a management decision how board bringup / inital
commissioning is organized.

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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