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Re: [PATCH] au1000_eth: get ethernet address from platform_data

Subject: Re: [PATCH] au1000_eth: get ethernet address from platform_data
From: David Miller <>
Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2010 14:12:01 -0700 (PDT)
In-reply-to: <>
Original-recipient: rfc822;
References: <>
From: Manuel Lauss <>
Date: Wed, 21 Jul 2010 14:30:50 +0200

> au1000_eth uses firmware calls to get a valid MAC address, and changes
> it depending on platform device id.  This patch moves this logic out
> of the driver into the platform device registration part, where boards
> with supported chips can use whatever firmware interface they need;
> the default implementation maintains compatibility with existing,
> YAMON-based firmware.
> Tested-by: Wolfgang Grandegger <>
> Acked-by: Florian Fainelli <>
> Signed-off-by: Manuel Lauss <>
> ---
> This patch depends on another patch to the MIPS tree to
> apply cleanly, so I'd prefer if it went in through it as well.

Ok, feel free:

Acked-by: David S. Miller <>

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