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Date:   Sun, 3 May 2020 22:25:27 +0200
From:   Markus Elfring <>
To:     Qiushi Wu <>,,
        "David S. Miller" <>,
        Jakub Kicinski <>, Kangjie Lu <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] nfp: abm: Fix incomplete release of system resources
 in nfp_abm_vnic_set_mac()

> … Thus add a call of the function
> “nfp_nsp_close” for the completion of the exception handling.

Thanks for your positive response.

I imagined that a small patch series would be more reasonable
than this direct change combination.

> +++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/netronome/nfp/abm/main.c
>  	ether_addr_copy(nn->dp.netdev->perm_addr, mac_addr);
> +
> +generate_random_address:
> +	eth_hw_addr_random(nn->dp.netdev);
> +	return;
>  }

Unfortunately, you interpreted my update suggestion in a questionable way
at this source code place.
I guess that the following code variant can be considered instead.

 	ether_addr_copy(nn->dp.netdev->perm_addr, mac_addr);
+	return;
+	eth_hw_addr_random(nn->dp.netdev);


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