Re: [PATCH v7 29/33] net: brcmfmac - set name assign type

From: Tom Gundersen
Date: Thu Jul 10 2014 - 16:25:17 EST

On Thu, Jul 10, 2014 at 10:08 PM, Arend van Spriel <arend@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 10-07-14 10:17, Tom Gundersen wrote:
>> The name is given by the firmware, so we assume it is predictable.
> How about the scenario where one would have multiple broadcom wifi
> devices in the system. Both driver instances would alloc_netdev with
> predictable but also the same ifname. Wondering whether we should ignore
> the firmware ifname altogether.

Hm, that would just fail irrespective of this patch, right? Sounds
like ignoring the firmware names is the right thing to do.


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