Re: RFC: Platform data for onboard USB assets

From: Andy Green
Date: Fri Mar 18 2011 - 17:17:22 EST

On 03/18/2011 09:11 PM, Somebody in the thread at some point said:
On Friday 18 March 2011, Andy Green wrote:
In which case, they are all potential consumers of a MAC "stored in an
alternative location and needs to be programmed into the NIC by
software" solution, which he also thinks is needed.

Note that there is also of_get_mac_address(), which is meant to
deal with this exact problem.

Curiously grep finds it in 7 drivers...

Oh it only solves any problem if you are using Open Firmware, like almost everything is not using.

I see.


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