2009-07-20 06:38:13     Warning: Generating 'random' MAC address

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2009-07-20 06:38:13     Warning: Generating 'random' MAC address

Loganathan Manokaran (INDIA)

Message: 77717   




I am working with BF527 - 0.2 Revision custom board. When i flash the u-boot.ldr downloaded from www.blackfin-uclinux.org website i am getting the folloiwng output in the teraterm window.




U-Boot 1.1.6-svn1273 (ADI-2008R1.5) (Jul 21 2008 - 00:29:36)


CPU:   ADSP bf527-0.0 (Detected Rev: 0.2)

Board: ADI BF527 EZ-Kit board

       Support: http://blackfin.uclinux.org/

Clock: VCO: 525 MHz, Core: 525 MHz, System: 131 MHz

RAM:   64 MB

Flash: 16 MB

Warning: Generating 'random' MAC address

In:    serial

Out:   serial

Err:   serial

Net:   Blackfin EMAC

MAC:   B6:6E:40:1C:7E:6D

Hit any key to stop autoboot:  0







If i flash the same u-boot.ldr in the BF527 EZ-KIT i am not getting the warning : Generating 'random' MAC address.


Could you please tell us anything if i am doing wrong?




Thank You ,




2009-07-20 06:41:44     Re: Warning: Generating 'random' MAC address

Mike Frysinger (UNITED STATES)

Message: 77718   


unless you set the MAC yourself, you're going to get a random one.  that's simply how it works.