h>> * If you've an A20 board, your ethernet may have a random
> so if you want to configure a static ip-address and want it to
> across reboots, go to the ethernet-tab, select the mac-address
> and delete its contents, so that the static ip address you're
> configuring does not get tied to the random mac-address.
I work in IEEE 802. This is NASTY! They did not want to get enough address
space from the RAC? I may have to get one just to figure out what is going
on (and will talk to my colleagues in .1 at the Jan meeting. This is
probably more common than I would have thought).
It's something that is very common in a lot of the ARM based dev
boards and not just limited to the Allwinner devices. Of the dozen or
so dev boards I have I'm aware that at least 3-4 of them have no set
MAC address. Basically because to store it they need to add a eeprom
to store the MAC to the BOM and they're aiming for bottom of the price
point for these devices basically it adds extra cost they don't want.