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Date:   Mon, 4 Feb 2019 20:30:03 +0100
From:   Heiner Kallweit <>
To:     Thierry Reding <>,
        "David S. Miller" <>
Cc:     Andrew Lunn <>,
        Realtek linux nic maintainers <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 1/2] r8169: Load MAC address from device tree if

On 04.02.2019 17:42, Thierry Reding wrote:
> From: Thierry Reding <>
> If the system was booted using a device tree and if the device tree
> contains a MAC address, use it instead of reading one from the EEPROM.
> This is useful in situations where the EEPROM isn't properly programmed
> or where the firmware wants to override the existing MAC address.
> Signed-off-by: Thierry Reding <>

Reviewed-by: Heiner Kallweit <>

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