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Date:	Fri, 24 Feb 2012 15:43:35 -0500 (EST)
From:	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
To:	alan@...rguk.ukuu.org.uk
Cc:	danny.kukawka@...ect.de, ralf@...ux-mips.org, dkukawka@...e.de,
	linux-hams@...r.kernel.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 12/12] rose: check given MAC address, if invalid return
 -EADDRNOTAVAIL

From: Alan Cox <alan@...rguk.ukuu.org.uk>
Date: Fri, 24 Feb 2012 16:13:58 +0000

> On Fri, 24 Feb 2012 17:01:22 +0100
> Danny Kukawka <danny.kukawka@...ect.de> wrote:
> 
>> Check if given address is valid in .ndo_set_mac_address/
>> rose_set_mac_address(), if invalid return -EADDRNOTAVAIL as
>> eth_mac_addr() already does if is_valid_ether_addr() fails.
> 
> This patch series looks wrong - you cannot go blindly applying ethernet
> mac address tests to device drivers without checking if they are using
> 802.11 type addressing at the physical level.

Right.
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