[PATCH 0/8] Qi solve GTA02 dynparts compatability and parse idenity partition

Werner Almesberger werner at openmoko.org
Tue Feb 3 19:41:51 CET 2009

Andy Green wrote:
> It means the Qi is now safely compatible with NAND usage in
> Linux same as U-Boot.

Wonderful, thanks !

> In addition, the identity or factory partition is mounted
> and the USB Mac address is recovered and appened to the
> commandline suitable for use by the Ethernet gadget.  It
> means the Ethernet over USB device now always presents the
> same globally unique MAC address instead of a random one.

I think we also have to set dev_addr. You can just add one to the
MAC from the factory partition - we allocate them in blocks of
three, with the third one reserved but currently not used for BT. 

The assignment plan:

The background story:

The current allocation and the (secret ;-) algorithm:

Tony is our MAC address registrar. I've copied him in case there
were any changes I'm not aware of.

- Werner

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