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SubjectRe: [PATCH] drivers/net/skfp/skfddi.c: use %pMF to show MAC address
On Thu, Jan 07, 2010 at 05:43:25PM -0800, Joe Perches wrote:
> On Fri, 2010-01-08 at 11:02 +1100, Simon Horman wrote:
> > On Thu, Jan 07, 2010 at 04:27:46PM -0700, H Hartley Sweeten wrote:
> > > Use the %pMF kernel extension to display the MAC address.
> > > The address will still be displayed in the FDDI Canonical format.
>
> > I'm not sure that it matters, but prior to this patch
> > the address was displayed with octets delimited by spaces,
> > and afterwards its delimited by hyphens. So perhaps the comment
> > should read:
> >
> > The address will now be displayed in the FDDI Canonical format.
>
> And it probably wasn't bit reversed.
>
> > > diff --git a/drivers/net/skfp/skfddi.c b/drivers/net/skfp/skfddi.c
> > > index db216a7..1f9698c 100644
> > > --- a/drivers/net/skfp/skfddi.c
> > > +++ b/drivers/net/skfp/skfddi.c
> > > @@ -435,13 +435,7 @@ static int skfp_driver_init(struct net_device *dev)
> > > goto fail;
> > > }
> > > read_address(smc, NULL);
> > > - pr_debug(KERN_INFO "HW-Addr: %02x %02x %02x %02x %02x %02x\n",
> > > - smc->hw.fddi_canon_addr.a[0],
> > > - smc->hw.fddi_canon_addr.a[1],
> > > - smc->hw.fddi_canon_addr.a[2],
> > > - smc->hw.fddi_canon_addr.a[3],
> > > - smc->hw.fddi_canon_addr.a[4],
> > > - smc->hw.fddi_canon_addr.a[5]);
> > > + pr_debug(KERN_INFO "HW-Addr: %pMF\n", smc->hw.fddi_canon_addr.a);
>
> Is fddi_canon_addr already bit reversed?
> It's memcpy'd to dev->dev_addr later, so probably not.
>
> > > smt_reset_defaults(smc, 0);
> > > @@ -890,15 +884,8 @@ static void skfp_ctl_set_multicast_list_wo_lock(struct net_device *dev)
> > > (struct fddi_addr *)dmi->dmi_addr,
> > > 1);
> > >
> > > - pr_debug(KERN_INFO "ENABLE MC ADDRESS:");
> > > - pr_debug(" %02x %02x %02x ",
> > > - dmi->dmi_addr[0],
> > > - dmi->dmi_addr[1],
> > > - dmi->dmi_addr[2]);
> > > - pr_debug("%02x %02x %02x\n",
> > > - dmi->dmi_addr[3],
> > > - dmi->dmi_addr[4],
> > > - dmi->dmi_addr[5]);
> > > + pr_debug(KERN_INFO "ENABLE MC ADDRESS: %pMF\n",
> > > + dmi->dmi_addr);
>
> I think you want %pM here, not the bit-reversed %pMF form.
>

Keeping in mind that %pM uses ':' as the delimiter and %pMF uses '-',
which by all accounts is not the FDDI canonical format. But then again,
neither is the current use of ' ' as the delimiter.

... seems like there is some discussion surrounding the other patch in the
series and what the format and bit-order should be.


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