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Honored Contributor I
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Cyclone III DK - No MAC sticker

I have a brand new Cyclone III development kit from Altera. I am trying to run the simple socket server, but when I start it I get this error: 

 

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InterNiche Portable TCP/IP, v3.1  

 

Copyright 1996-2008 by InterNiche Technologies. All rights reserved.  

prep_tse_mac 0 

Can't read the MAC address from your board (this probably means 

that your flash was erased). We will assign you a MAC address and 

static network settings 

 

Please enter your 9-digit serial number. This is printed on a  

label under your Nios dev. board. The first 3 digits of the  

label are ASJ and the serial number follows this. 

-->Created "Inet main" task (Prio: 2) 

Created "clock tick" task (Prio: 3) 

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There is no sticker like this on my board. There are some stickers but none match the description of starting with ASJ. 

 

When I try entering a random number (987564215) I get this: 

 

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987564215 

98756421 

Serial number only contains decimal digits and is non-zero 

Please enter your 9-digit serial number. This is printed on a  

label under your Nios dev. board. The first 3 digits of the  

label are ASJ and the serial number follows this. 

-->5 

 

 

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What can I do to get past this?
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Altera_Forum
Honored Contributor I
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Not sure what I did different but it liked a different random number.

Altera_Forum
Honored Contributor I
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Who cares of that MAC address... Edit the code to enter Your own. It's even better for debug.

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