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Date:   Mon, 11 May 2020 19:24:40 +0200
From:   Jiri Pirko <>
To:     Andrew Lunn <>
Cc:     Vadym Kochan <>,,
        "David S. Miller" <>,
        Oleksandr Mazur <>,
        Serhiy Boiko <>,
        Serhiy Pshyk <>,
        Volodymyr Mytnyk <>,
        Taras Chornyi <>,
        Andrii Savka <>,
        Jiri Pirko <>,
        Ido Schimmel <>,
        Chris Packham <>
Subject: Re: [RFC next-next v2 1/5] net: marvell: prestera: Add driver for
 Prestera family ASIC devices

Mon, May 11, 2020 at 06:43:24PM CEST, wrote:
>> Though in this case, it is not really a MAC, it is a BASE_MAC...
>> Maybe in DSA world this is usual?
>In the DSA world we take the MAC address from the master interface.
>And all slave interfaces have the same MAC address, so it is not
>really a base MAC, it is The MAC. The slaves are however allowed to
>change their MAC address.
>Where the master interface gets its MAC address from is somebody elses

Understood. So we need to figure out how to handle base MAC here.
In mlxsw, it is queriable from FW.

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