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

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Thu Nov 18 10:46:28 CET 2021

Dear Tom,

In message <1889944.1637219294 at gemini.denx.de> I wrote:
> > We're about to
> > introduce the 3rd variant.  I'd feel a whole lot better about taking in
> > a v2 of this patch that correct the help (and maybe updates
> > doc/README.enetaddr!) if someone could report back on what's going on
> > with the layerscape, imx* and socfpga platforms.  There's in fact a
> > number of platforms enabling it that I'm pretty sure DENX has or had the
> > hardware on, so can we get some spot checking done there?
> I will check and provide an update later, but from the best of my
> knowledge none of the boards we ported actually need or use this
> feature.  This is just a copy&paste mess.

We could not find even a single board maintained or upstreamed
by DENX where NET_RANDOM_ETHADDR was even mentioned in the
specifications, and certainly not a mandatory feature.

That's all copy & paste garbage.

Viele Grüße,

Wolfgang Denk

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