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Date:   Thu, 1 Oct 2020 19:45:35 -0700
From:   Florian Fainelli <>
To:     David Miller <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] net/smscx5xx: change to of_get_mac_address()

On 10/1/2020 7:05 PM, David Miller wrote:
> From: ¨©ukasz Stelmach <>
> 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 <>
> 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.

True, however this behavior is not changed after this patch is applied, 
I would argue that this should be a separate patch.

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