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SubjectRe: [PATCH 6/6] wl1251: Set generated MAC address back to NVS data
On Friday 27 January 2017 09:56:09 Kalle Valo wrote:
> Pali Rohár <pali.rohar@gmail.com> writes:
>
> > In case there is no valid MAC address kernel generates random one. This
> > patch propagate this generated MAC address back to NVS data which will be
> > uploaded to wl1251 chip. So HW would have same MAC address as linux kernel
> > uses.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Pali Rohár <pali.rohar@gmail.com>
>
> Why? What issue does this fix?

Send permanent MAC address to wl1251 chip, same what is doing wl12xx
driver.

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Pali Rohár
pali.rohar@gmail.com

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