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Date:	Tue, 29 Oct 2013 02:32:20 +0100
From:	Luka Perkov <>
Cc:, Luka Perkov <>
Subject: [PATCH] ethernet/arc/arc_emac: drop redundant mac address check

Checking if MAC address is valid using is_valid_ether_addr() is already done in
of_get_mac_address(). While at it, reorganize checking so it matches checks in
other drivers.

Signed-off-by: Luka Perkov <>
 drivers/net/ethernet/arc/emac_main.c | 6 +++---
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/arc/emac_main.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/arc/emac_main.c
index 9e16014..d818ded 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/arc/emac_main.c
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/arc/emac_main.c
@@ -725,10 +725,10 @@ static int arc_emac_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
 	/* Get MAC address from device tree */
 	mac_addr = of_get_mac_address(pdev->dev.of_node);
-	if (!mac_addr || !is_valid_ether_addr(mac_addr))
-		eth_hw_addr_random(ndev);
-	else
+	if (mac_addr)
 		memcpy(ndev->dev_addr, mac_addr, ETH_ALEN);
+	else
+		eth_hw_addr_random(ndev);
 	dev_info(&pdev->dev, "MAC address is now %pM\n", ndev->dev_addr);
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