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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] forcedeth: mac address fix
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    From: "Stanislav O\. Bezzubtsev" <stas@lvk.cs.msu.su>
    Date: Fri, 13 Nov 2009 15:22:55 +0300

    > Set second bit of randomly generated mac. That marks MAC
    > as locally assigned. IEEE802.3, section one, 3.2.3.
    >
    > Signed-off-by: Stanislav O. Bezzubtsev <stas@lvk.cs.msu.su>

    Do you know why this driver even has this bug?

    It's because it does not use random_ether_addr() and tries to
    do it by hand all by itself.

    Please fix this bug for real by having the driver use the proper
    interface to calculate a randomized ethernet address.

    Thank you.


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