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Date:	Sun, 29 Nov 2009 13:11:58 +0100
From:	Lennert Buytenhek <>
To:	Florian Fainelli <>
Cc:, David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] ep93xx-eth: check for zero MAC address on probe, not on device open

On Sun, Nov 29, 2009 at 12:57:00AM +0100, Florian Fainelli wrote:

> If we happen to have registered the driver without passing
> a MAC address, we will print a zero MAC address and register
> the interface with this invalid address, this is confusin. This
> patch moves the checking of a valid ethernet address and the
> generation of a random one down from the open function to
> the probe function.
> Signed-off-by: Florian Fainelli <>

Acked-by: Lennert Buytenhek <>
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