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Date:	Thu, 10 Jul 2014 22:24:46 +0200
From:	Tom Gundersen <>
To:	Arend van Spriel <>
Cc:	netdev <>,
	LKML <>,
	David Miller <>,
	David Herrmann <>,
	Kay Sievers <>,
	Brett Rudley <>,
	"Franky (Zhenhui) Lin" <>,
	Hante Meuleman <>,
	John Linville <>,
	Linux Wireless List <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH v7 29/33] net: brcmfmac - set name assign type

On Thu, Jul 10, 2014 at 10:08 PM, Arend van Spriel <> 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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