Setting MAC address from nv variable broken in barebox 2017.05.0?

Sascha Hauer s.hauer at
Mon May 8 07:34:10 PDT 2017

Hi Ian,

On Mon, May 08, 2017 at 02:39:19PM +0100, Ian Abbott wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm not sure if this is a bug or whether I'm doing something wrong.  In
> barebox 2017.04.0 and earlier, I stored the Ethernet MAC address in a
> non-volatile ('nv') variable dev.eth0.macaddr=xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx and that got
> propagated to 'global' and the eth0 device on boot:

Yes this is broken. Sorry for breaking it and thank you for reporting it
I just sent out a fix, you're on Cc. Please let me know if this works.


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