[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCH] ar71xx: add 4.1 support

Stijn Tintel stijn at linux-ipv6.be
Mon Oct 19 19:03:00 EDT 2015

On 18-10-15 20:20, Roman Yeryomin wrote:
> On 18 October 2015 at 00:16, Stijn Tintel <stijn at linux-ipv6.be> wrote:
>> On 17-07-15 19:35, Roman Yeryomin wrote:
>>> Signed-off-by: Roman Yeryomin <roman at advem.lv>
>>> ---
>> Hi Roman,
>> Since ar71xx uses 4.1 kernel by default, MAC addresses on my Ubiquiti
>> RSPro's are random. I suspect it is due to the changes in
>> 506-MIPS-ath79-prom-parse-redboot-args.patch. I reported the problem
>> here: https://dev.openwrt.org/ticket/20642. Do you mind having a look at it?
> Those changes didn't affect functionality, it was a port to new prom API.
> Also seems you have the board correctly detected - it means prom code
> is working.
> Are you sure the bootloader is passing ethaddr as it should? Sorry, I
> don't have the hw to test.
The bootloader is passing it:

RedBoot> exec
Now booting linux kernel:
 Base address 0x80050000 Entry 0x80060000
 board=RouterStation PRO
[    0.000000] Linux version 4.1.10 (stijn at taz) (gcc version 4.8.3
(OpenWrt/Linaro GCC 4.8-2014.04 r47070) ) #1 Tue Oct 13 04:36:06 CEST 2015

And I don't have the problem with the 3.18 kernel, tested on 2 different

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