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Date:   Thu, 01 Oct 2020 19:05:39 -0700 (PDT)
From:   David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
To:     l.stelmach@...sung.com
Cc:     steve.glendinning@...well.net, UNGLinuxDriver@...rochip.com,
        kuba@...nel.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org, linux-usb@...r.kernel.org,
        b.zolnierkie@...sung.com, m.szyprowski@...sung.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH] net/smscx5xx: change to of_get_mac_address()
 eth_platform_get_mac_address()

From: ¨©ukasz Stelmach <l.stelmach@...sung.com>
Date: Wed, 30 Sep 2020 16:25:25 +0200

> Use more generic eth_platform_get_mac_address() which can get a MAC
> address from other than DT platform specific sources too. Check if the
> obtained address is valid.
> 
> Signed-off-by: ¨©ukasz Stelmach <l.stelmach@...sung.com>

Failure to probe a MAC address should result in the selection of a
random one.  This way, the interface still comes up and is usable
even when the MAC address fails to be probed.

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