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SubjectRe: [PATCH] forcedeth: mac address fix
From: "Stanislav O\. Bezzubtsev" <>
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 <>

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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