[PATCH 4/5] ARM: mvebu: adjust ethernet aliases according to U-Boot requirements for A38x

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Thu Nov 13 00:14:27 PST 2014

Dear Marcin Wojtas,

On Thu, 13 Nov 2014 00:39:59 +0100, Marcin Wojtas wrote:
> The vendor bootloader provided for Armada 38x boards expects an
> alias for the ethernet nodes, which is used to fixup the MAC address.
> The alias format naming is strict.

I believe this needs a bit more explanation: why would we care about
the "vendor bootloader" ? What are expecting the mainline versions of
popular bootloaders like U-Boot and Barebox ? What are other platforms
supported in the mainline doing ?

Best regards,

Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Free Electrons
Embedded Linux, Kernel and Android engineering

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