Re: Task list for Debian on the QNAP Turbostation
On Sun, 9 Mar 2008, Martin Michlmayr wrote:
> - Set the MAC address: the QNAP devices have a bogus MAC address
> in the u-boot config and the real MAC address is stored in a
> file on a flash partition with ext2.
> Unfortunately, there's apparently no command to do that [...]
Looks like u-boot includes a command to manipulate the environment.
$ git clone git://www.denx.de/git/u-boot.git
$ cd u-boot/tools/env
It also shows that the first characters on the device holding the
environment are probably a crc32 checksum.
Seems to me that this could be a cleaner solution than the current
However, someone else will need to figure out how to configure and
build that. I'm afraid it's over my head.
(Please CC me on replies.)