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Date:	Wed, 28 Mar 2007 02:19:14 -0400
From:	Jeff Garzik <>
To:	Dale Farnsworth <>
CC:	Gabriel Paubert <>,
	Manish Lachwani <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] mv643xx_eth: Fix use of uninitialized port_num field

Dale Farnsworth wrote:
> From: Gabriel Paubert <>
> In this driver, the default ethernet address is first set by by calling
> eth_port_uc_addr_get() which reads the relevant registers of the
> corresponding port as initially set by firmware. However that function
> used the port_num field accessed through the private area of net_dev
> before it was set.
> The result was that one board I have ended up with the unicast address
> set to 00:00:00:00:00:00 (only port 1 is connected on this board). The
> problem appeared after commit 84dd619e4dc3b0b1c40dafd98c90fd950bce7bc5.
> This patch fixes the bug by setting mp->port_num prior to calling
> eth_port_uc_get_addr().
> Signed-off-by: Gabriel Paubert <>
> Signed-off-by: Dale Farnsworth <>
> ---

applied #1 to upstream-fixes

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