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

Werner Almesberger werner at openmoko.org
Tue Feb 3 20:27:54 CET 2009

Andy Green wrote:
> There's a file in the identity partition called "usb"... it contains a
> MAC address prepended with U: ... it seems it's intended to the be the
> unique Ethernet over USB MAC address.  So that's what I used.

Yes, that's perfect.

> If by dev_addr you mean the GTA02 client side one, it's far less
> critical than the host one which is set by these patches... I don't
> think anything exists that cares in GTA02 context.

Hmm, the description in bug #1023 doesn't say if MacOS cares about both
addresses or just the host side. I guess if nobody complains if we set
only the host address, we can leave it at that.

> So I don't think we
> need to get into a big deal about allocating ourselves another GUID one
> for the device side.

It's already allocated. It's factory/usb + 1.

- Werner

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