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Date:	Fri, 24 Feb 2012 16:13:58 +0000
From:	Alan Cox <>
To:	Danny Kukawka <>
Cc:	Ralf Baechle <>,
	Danny Kukawka <>,
	"David S. Miller" <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 12/12] rose: check given MAC address, if invalid return

On Fri, 24 Feb 2012 17:01:22 +0100
Danny Kukawka <> 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.


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