[ipxe-devel] [External] FW: [PATCH] [intel] Add Intel I210 Gigabit Ethernet PCI ID

Robin Smidsrød robin at smidsrod.no
Tue Mar 4 17:18:25 UTC 2014

On 04.03.2014 16:35, Michael Brown wrote:
> On 08/02/14 15:09, Post, Donald L UTAS wrote:
>> Here is the patch I promised to allow support for "Flash-less"
>> versions of Intel's i210 Gigabit Ethernet device. It seems to be
>> working well. The patch also reorders the logic used in the fetch MAC
>> address routine and gives priority to the auto-loaded MAC address.
>> Only if the auto-loaded MAC is invalid will the routine fetch the MAC
>> address from the EEPROM/iNVM...
> Thanks for investigating this and for putting a patch together!
> Does the attached simpler patch (which includes no iNVM support, but
> does use the autoloaded address in preference to the EEPROM address)
> also solve the problem?

The attached patch still works on my Intel 82579LM (which also worked
with the mainline code).

-- Robin

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