[ECOS] RedBoot and EEPROM

Mark Salter msalter@redhat.com
Mon Apr 4 12:37:00 GMT 2005

On Mon, 2005-04-04 at 14:09 +0400, Nickolay wrote:
> Hallo!
> My IXDP425 board hasn't EEPROM on Ethernet(Intel NPE), but RedBoot use it.
> Maybe already exist CVS version of redboot with support of no-EEPROM 
> ethernet devices?
> Or i should just cut EEPROM working code from source?

No need to edit the code. RedBoot can be configured to use either an
EEPROM or flash to hold the mac address. Add this to the redboot .ecm
file you import with ecosconfig:

    user_value 0

This will configure RedBoot to use the flash rather than an EEPROM.



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