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This page is relevant for Network Space (Max) v2 and Internet Space v2 boards.
An unreliable configuration is available here
The boards are almost fully supported mainline. For more informations, see our U-Boot for Kirkwood page.
The boards are almost fully supported mainline. For more informations, see our Linux for Kirkwood page.
Normally, after applying power, you have to push the button to turn on the ns2. If you want it to switch on automatically, you have to switch a bit in the i2c eeprom. The eeprom is available for reading and writing under Linux at the pseudo file /sys/bus/i2c/devices/0-0050/eeprom. The content of the eeprom is the following:
|00..01||Version/MAC Addresses||It indicates how many mac addresses are stored in the eeprom, it's always 2 but only the first one appears to be valid|
|02..07||Mac address||It's the mac address of your board|
|08..13||2nd Mac address||Bogus mac address 01 FF FF FF FF FF|
|14||Power flag||0 = wait for the button, 1 = auto power on|
|15||Fake sleepmode||Used by the Lacie stock initramfs, it's FD and you can ignore it|
Changing byte 14 from 0 to 1 will enable auto switch on.