[Letux-kernel] jz4730 Ethernet - works now (unreliable and with some deficiencies)

David Boddie david at boddie.org.uk
Tue Jun 22 21:44:46 CEST 2021

On Fri Mar 12 14:58:05 CET 2021, H. Nikolaus Schaller wrote:

> * where do we get the MAC address from?
> 	- is there some EEPROM or NVRAM encoding the MAC address?
> 	- the devices have a sticker with an individual MAC address printed on it
> 	- but that may just be the WiFI MAC - in our good old l400-2.6 kernel
> 	there was a hack to call get_ethernet_addr() - have to research what it
> 	was doing

I know you already figured out how the kernel gets the MAC address and I
guess you verified that it matches the sticker on the bottom of the case.

Based on photos I took of the inside of my Minibook, I think the WiFi MAC
is written on a sticker on the motherboard.


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