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How to flash I210 iNVM on ARM platform

Ricodeng
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Hi:

  Our platform base on ARM,integrated the i210 on the board, now we use Eepromaccesstool flash the iNVM,use below command:

EepromAccessTool -NIC=1 -f=I210_Invm_Copper_NoAPM_v0.6.HEX

but will report below error

[ 3.544557] igb 0000:01:00.0: Invalid MAC Address
[ 3.554800] igb: probe of 0000:01:00.0 failed with error -5

could you help check this

thanks

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CarlosAM_INTEL
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Hello, @Ricodeng:

Thank you for contacting Intel Embedded Community.

Could you please clarify if your post in this thread is related to your question in the following forum?

https://community.intel.com/t5/Embedded-Connectivity/How-to-flash-mac-address-in-NVRAM-of-i210-WGI21...

We are waiting for your clarification.

Best regards,

@CarlosAM_INTEL.

Ricodeng
Beginner
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Hi Carlos:

    We have RDC account and checked  EEUpdate and LanConf tools, its for X86 platform tool, we use Qualcomm platform + linux OS, have to use  Eepromaccesstool flash the iNVM, please help check it again, thanks

CarlosAM_INTEL
Moderator
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Hello, @Ricodeng:

Thanks for your clarification.

We sent an email to the address associated with your account of this forum with suggestions that may help you.

Best regards,

@CarlosAM_INTEL.

Ricodeng
Beginner
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Hi Carlos:

     thanks for you reply,

Has got your email, but its for external spi flash,we need flash iNVM , we have got the EEPROMAccesstool,

want to know, what kinds of file need to flash in .HEX or .TXT? how can I change the MAC address?

thanks again

CarlosAM_INTEL
Moderator
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Hello, @Ricodeng:

Thanks for your reply.

You can find the information that may help you in the answer to questions 2.14, 2.15, and 2.25, on pages 8, and 9 of the Intel(R) Ethernet Controller I210/I211 Frequently Asked Questions [FAQs] document # 335346. You can find it when you are logged into your Resource & Design Center (RDC) privileged account on the following website:

https://cdrdv2.intel.com/v1/dl/getContent/335346

You should fill out the RDC Account Support form to process your account update request or report any inconveniences with the provided site. You can be found on the following website:

https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/forms/support/my-intel-sign-on-support.html

Best regards,

@CarlosAM_INTEL.

Ricodeng
Beginner
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Hi Carlos:

     has check this, no help for my issue, our board base on ARM,has flashed the iNVM with Eepromaccesstool, but cant get the MAC address under the OS, thanks

Ricodeng
Beginner
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hi CarlosAM_INTEL: 

      we use i210 AT on android 11 Qualcomm 845 platfrom, kernel verion 4.9 , use EepromAccessTool -NIC=1 -f=I210_Invm_Copper_NoAPM_v0.6.HEX to flash firmware, then get device id 0x157b.  but when driver probe can not get right mac address, the all mac address is zero. The firmware && codes are all uploaded, please help to check why this issue occurred?  If possible, I can upload the codes.

the firmware contains below numerical value

16E80002 00001541 038D0002 0B403C21 402F1411 34003611 1C605011 157B1A11
05844211 02804811 73431E19 0000001A 08100241 16D10002 00FF00A8 16D00002
5E000090

TKS!

CarlosAM_INTEL
Moderator
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Hello, @Ricodeng:

Thanks for your reply.

We sent an email to address related to your account of this forum to give the suggestions that may help you.

Best regards,

@CarlosAM_INTEL.

Ricodeng
Beginner
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hi  CarlosAM_INTEL:

      Here is our firmware HEX file, could you point out which bits are mac address? 

   16E80002 00001541 038D0002 0B403C21 402F1411 34003611 1C605011 157B1A11
05844211 02804811 73431E19 0000001A 08100241 16D10002 00FF00A8 16D00002
5E000090

 

TKS!

CarlosAM_INTEL
Moderator
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Hello, @Ricodeng:

Thanks for your reply.

We suggest following our suggestion stated in the email sent to you to find the answer to your last communication as well.

Best regards,

@CarlosAM_INTEL.

 

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