Netra X1 - Status query and stupid question

Pete Bentley pete at
Fri Aug 29 17:30:54 PDT 2003

On Friday, August 22, 2003, at 12:31 AM, Marius Strobl wrote:
> Just curious, could you please try the attached patch and check if the
> MAC addresses get set and then set local-mac-address in the 
> OpenFirmware
> and check again if the dc interfaces get different MAC addresses?

Sorry for being a bit slow here, had other issues to deal with.

I've just tried this patch - applies fine, builds fine (prevents the
dc module from building, but I simply disabled that as a workaround).

Tried it with and without local-mac-address set and with versions 1.0.1
and 1.0.18 of the Netra boot PROM and it works the same in all 4

Works the same as Solaris 9, that is dc0 gets the hosts's MAC address 
and dc1
gets that address 'plus 1' (see output below).

So in effect, local-mac-address is ignored but in a way that isn't 
to matter.

Oh, and I guess my earlier reading of the patch was wrong too, sorry.

Thanks for the patch - definitely better than hacking via an rc.d 

Sun Netra X1 (UltraSPARC-IIe 400MHz), No Keyboard
OpenBoot 4.0, 640 MB memory installed, Serial #50735782.
Ethernet address 0:3:ba:6:2a:a6, Host ID: 83062aa6.


dc0: <Davicom DM9102A 10/100BaseTX> port 0x10000-0x100ff at device 12.0 
on pci0
dc0: Ethernet address: 00:03:ba:06:2a:a6
miibus0: <MII bus> on dc0
ukphy0: <Generic IEEE 802.3u media interface> on miibus0
ukphy0:  10baseT, 10baseT-FDX, 100baseTX, 100baseTX-FDX, auto
dc1: <Davicom DM9102A 10/100BaseTX> port 0x10100-0x101ff mem 
0x2000-0x20ff at device 5.0 on pci0
dc1: Ethernet address: 00:03:ba:06:2a:a7
miibus1: <MII bus> on dc1
ukphy1: <Generic IEEE 802.3u media interface> on miibus1
ukphy1:  10baseT, 10baseT-FDX, 100baseTX, 100baseTX-FDX, auto

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