Re: [PATCH v2 3/3] nvmem: add ONIE nvmem cells parser

From: Jan Lübbe
Date: Fri Aug 06 2021 - 11:39:46 EST


On Tue, 2021-06-08 at 22:03 +0300, Vadym Kochan wrote:

> + case 0x24: return "mac-address";
> + case 0x2A: return "num-macs";

Is suspect these properties define which range of MACs is assigned to the
device. How would you use them to assign MAC addresses to multiple interfaces?
The nvmem-cells property in the network device's node can only refer to one
cell, and not to i.e the cells value + 1.

I think it would be useful to have a way to express this setup for systems with
many interfaces, but am unsure of where this should be described. Maybe a "mac-
address-offset" property in the generic ethernet controller binding?

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