[PATCH] net: uclass: Save ethernet MAC address when generated

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Wed Nov 17 08:44:52 CET 2021

Dear Tom,

In message <20211116184146.GF24579 at bill-the-cat> you wrote:
> Because honestly, the more I read this, the more I think
> https://patchwork.ozlabs.org/project/uboot/patch/20211115121152.3470910-1-m=
> ichael at walle.cc/
> is essentially the right direction.  There's no reason for 'net list' to
> be using the environment here when ->enetaddr is what's being used by
> the stack.  The use case of "I want to make my locally administered MAC
> persist because my USB ethernet adapter lacks a MAC address" is solved
> via the environment already.

If the MAC address is not placed in the environment, then how can a
user query the currently used MAC address?  All documentation says
basically: run "printenv ethaddr".

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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