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Re: R10k O2

> I believe the address lives in a DS2502 EPROM on the pci riser. I have  
> no idea if it lives in the 'factory-lasered registration number' [1]  
> (sounds rather permanent) or in the writable area. I guess the easiest  
> fix is probably to just hard-code a value in if_mec.c...

ENG used to call this part "number in a can", so I'd guess it's permanent.

> If the O2 will store arbitrarily-named environment variables in its  
> flash, you could define eaddr2 and fall back on it in if_mec. It's  
> somewhat less disgusting and could be useful in the future.

This would be a very useful feature on the various Sun hardware that
suffers from a similar problem -- not that Suns have an if_mec ;)

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