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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...

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