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Date:   Mon, 11 May 2020 14:42:45 +0200
From:   Andrew Lunn <andrew@...n.ch>
To:     Jiri Pirko <jiri@...nulli.us>
Cc:     Vadym Kochan <vadym.kochan@...ision.eu>, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Oleksandr Mazur <oleksandr.mazur@...ision.eu>,
        Serhiy Boiko <serhiy.boiko@...ision.eu>,
        Serhiy Pshyk <serhiy.pshyk@...ision.eu>,
        Volodymyr Mytnyk <volodymyr.mytnyk@...ision.eu>,
        Taras Chornyi <taras.chornyi@...ision.eu>,
        Andrii Savka <andrii.savka@...ision.eu>,
        Jiri Pirko <jiri@...lanox.com>,
        Ido Schimmel <idosch@...lanox.com>,
        Chris Packham <Chris.Packham@...iedtelesis.co.nz>
Subject: Re: [RFC next-next v2 1/5] net: marvell: prestera: Add driver for
 Prestera family ASIC devices

> >I understand this is not good, but currently this is simple solution to
> >handle base MAC configuration for different boards which has this PP,
> >otherwise it needs to by supported by platform drivers. Is there some
> >generic way to handle this ?
> 
> If the HW is not capable holding the mac, I think that you can have it
> in platform data. The usual way for such HW is to generate random mac.
> module parameter is definitelly a no-go.

And i already suggested it should be a device tree property.

    Andrew

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