[Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH v2] net: usb: rtl8150: prevent set_ethernet_addr from setting uninit address

Anant Thazhemadam anant.thazhemadam at gmail.com
Sat Oct 3 05:51:12 UTC 2020

On 02-10-2020 19:59, Petko Manolov wrote:
> On 20-10-02 17:35:25, Anant Thazhemadam wrote:
>> Yes, this clears things up for me. I'll see to it that this gets done in a v3.
> If set_ethernet_addr() fail, don't return error, but use eth_hw_addr_random() 
> instead to set random MAC address and continue with the probing.
> You can take a look here:
> https://lore.kernel.org/netdev/20201002075604.44335-1-petko.manolov@konsulko.com/
> cheers,
> Petko
Thank you for this reference. :)


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