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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Yellowfin bug fix for Symbios cards
    Val Henson wrote:
    > Hm, good point. I should figure out why read_eeprom isn't working and
    > fix that instead. Maybe the driver should be changed to attempt to
    > read the MAC from the eeprom and then read from the registers if that
    > fails, instead of relying on flags.

    Yeah. There is at least one other driver (pcnet32?) that does something
    like this...

    dev->dev_addr[] = read_eeprom();
    if (!is_valid_ether_addr(dev->dev_addr))
    { read from card registers }

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