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Date:	Thu, 10 Jul 2014 22:24:46 +0200
From:	Tom Gundersen <teg@...m.no>
To:	Arend van Spriel <arend@...adcom.com>
Cc:	netdev <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>,
	David Herrmann <dh.herrmann@...il.com>,
	Kay Sievers <kay@...y.org>,
	Brett Rudley <brudley@...adcom.com>,
	"Franky (Zhenhui) Lin" <frankyl@...adcom.com>,
	Hante Meuleman <meuleman@...adcom.com>,
	John Linville <linville@...driver.com>,
	Linux Wireless List <linux-wireless@...r.kernel.org>,
	brcm80211-dev-list@...adcom.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH v7 29/33] net: brcmfmac - set name assign type

On Thu, Jul 10, 2014 at 10:08 PM, Arend van Spriel <arend@...adcom.com> 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.

Cheers,

Tom
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