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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] smsc95xx: add macaddr module parameter
    On Tue, 31 Jan 2012 18:20:33 +0100
    Danny Kukawka <> wrote:

    > Added smsc95xx.macaddr module parameter to allow the user to
    > change the MAC address on boot if there was no MAC on the EEPROM.

    NAK. Please see the discussion on this and ifconfig hw for other devices.

    In summary - make the device refuse to ifconfig up without a valid
    address, allow it to come into existance without a valid address and then
    use ifconfig.

    Your patch also seems to break if there are several attached to a board.

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