Re: RESEND: [PATCH v3 net-next] sky2: use random address if EEPROM is bad

From: David Miller
Date: Tue Sep 29 2015 - 18:00:33 EST

From: Liviu Dudau <Liviu.Dudau@xxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 28 Sep 2015 17:51:51 +0100

> On some embedded systems the EEPROM does not contain a valid MAC address.
> In that case it is better to fallback to a generated mac address and
> let init scripts fix the value later.
> Reported-by: Liviu Dudau <Liviu.Dudau@xxxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: Stephen Hemminger <stephen@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> [Changed handcoded setup to use eth_hw_addr_random() and to save new address into HW]
> Signed-off-by: Liviu Dudau <Liviu.Dudau@xxxxxxx>

Applied, thanks.
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