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Date:   Tue, 23 Apr 2019 21:16:18 -0700 (PDT)
From:   David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net v4] net/ncsi: handle overflow when incrementing mac

From: Tao Ren <>
Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 01:43:32 +0000

> Previously BMC's MAC address is calculated by simply adding 1 to the
> last byte of network controller's MAC address, and it produces incorrect
> result when network controller's MAC address ends with 0xFF.
> The problem can be fixed by calling eth_addr_inc() function to increment
> MAC address; besides, the MAC address is also validated before assigning
> to BMC.
> Fixes: cb10c7c0dfd9 ("net/ncsi: Add NCSI Broadcom OEM command")
> Signed-off-by: Tao Ren <>

Applied and queued up for -stable, thanks everyone.

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