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SubjectRe: forcedeth: MAC-address reversed on resume from suspend
From: Björn Steinbrink <>
Date: Mon, 7 Jan 2008 02:46:38 +0100

> On 2008.01.06 19:49:49 -0200, Adolfo R. Brandes wrote:
> > I have this forcedeth MAC address reversal problem when suspending
> > on 2 distinct boxes. I can confirm Steinbrink's patch fixes the
> > problem on only one of them:
> >
> > 00:0a.0 Bridge: nVidia Corporation CK804 Ethernet Controller (rev f3)
> >
> > On the other one the problem persists:
> >
> > 00:14.0 Bridge: nVidia Corporation MCP51 Ethernet Controller (rev a1)
> Thanks. Leaves me pretty clueless though. Especially since it worked for
> Richard, who also has a MCP51. In a private mail, you said that you had
> hardcoded the mac address in the source. Any chance that you applied the
> patch on your modified sources and didn't get it right?

I am going to push this patch upstream, it is correct and we
have a positive test case that failed before, so overall it's
a net improvement even if we still don't exactly know why
Adolfo's case still fails.

Let me know if there are any follow-on patches.

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