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Date:	Wed, 15 Aug 2012 03:29:26 +0000
From:	"Ren, Cloud" <cjren@....qualcomm.com>
To:	Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@...tta.com>
CC:	"davem@...emloft.net" <davem@...emloft.net>,
	"netdev@...r.kernel.org" <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
	"linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	qca-linux-team <qca-linux-team@...lcomm.com>,
	nic-devel <nic-devel@...lcomm.com>,
	"Huang, Xiong" <xiong@....qualcomm.com>,
	"Hao-Ran Liu(Joseph Liu)" <hao-ran.liu@...onical.com>,
	Joe Perches <joe@...ches.com>,
	"Rodriguez, Luis" <rodrigue@....qualcomm.com>
Subject: RE: [PATCH] net: add new QCA alx ethernet driver

>> +	strncpy(netdev->name, pci_name(pdev), sizeof(netdev->name) - 1);
>> ...
>> +	strcpy(netdev->name, "eth%d");
>> +	retval = register_netdev(netdev);
>
>The strcpy is unnecessary, alloc_etherdev already sets that.

The strcpy is useful. netdev->name is set as pci_name in front. So the strcpy restores it.

Thanks
cloud

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