Beaglebone rev A4 network-connection issue

I had some problem with my Beaglebone rev A4 board. The network connection didn’t work at boot, but when i rebooted the system after booting into Linux, it worked…? pretty strange… So i made a google search and found who had more information about the issue. It seemed like a hardware issue, and the only way to solve the problem, was to remove resistor R219.
“We are looking into a SW workaround, but right now the easiest solution is to pop off R219 on the back side of the board under the RJ45 connector”

Check out to find out where the resistor is located and how to remove it.

After I made this modification my Beaglebone worked like a dream. So now im happy again 🙂

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