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Date:	Fri, 25 Jun 2010 10:25:20 +0900
From:	Simon Horman <horms@...ge.net.au>
To:	Sebastien Jan <s-jan@...com>
Cc:	Steve Glendinning <steve.glendinning@...c.com>,
	netdev@...r.kernel.org, linux-omap@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] smsc95xx: Add module parameter to override MAC address

On Thu, Jun 24, 2010 at 10:14:14AM +0200, Sebastien Jan wrote:
> Define a new module parameter 'macaddr' to override the MAC address
> fetched either from eeprom, or randomly generated.
> 
> The expected MAC address shall be in the 01:23:45:67:89:AB format.

I'm confused as to why this is desirable when the mac address
can already be configured after module insertion via
smsc95xx_netdev_ops.eth_mac_addr().

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