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Date:	Fri, 25 Jun 2010 16:20:36 +0200
From:	Sebastien Jan <s-jan@...com>
To:	"Steve.Glendinning@...c.com" <Steve.Glendinning@...c.com>
CC:	Simon Horman <horms@...ge.net.au>,
	"linux-omap@...r.kernel.org" <linux-omap@...r.kernel.org>,
	"netdev@...r.kernel.org" <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
	"davem@...emloft.net" <davem@...emloft.net>,
	"Ian.Saturley@...c.com" <Ian.Saturley@...c.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] smsc95xx: Add module parameter to override MAC address

Hi Steve,

Thanks for your answer.

On 06/25/2010 10:43 AM, Steve.Glendinning@...c.com wrote:
[...]
> I can see you have a different use case, but I don't think this specific
> driver is the place for this logic.  I'd rather see it added to either
> the usbnet framework or (preferably) the netdev framework so *all*
> ethernet drivers can do this the same way.  otherwise we could end up
> with slight variations of this code in every single driver!

I perfectly understand your concerns. Unfortunately, I will probably not be
able to implement these changes into the netdev framework. However, I'd be 
happy to make some tests if someone proposes such changes.

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