To display the IP address of the BeagleBone Black hardware, connect a keyboard and a mouse to the USB port on the board using a USB hub. Connect a monitor or TV to the HDMI output on the board.
At the command prompt, enter
the board is connected to the host computer using the USB cable (the
default configuration), the
describes the connection. The
inet parameter on
the second line shows the IP address of the board.
If you connect the host computer to the Ethernet port using an Ethernet cable, you can also
specify an Ethernet host name and associate it with the port IP address. You can then
pass either the IP address or the Ethernet host name into the
beaglebone function as
For more information, see