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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 2/2] adi: adapt to eth_hw_addr_random() and changes in arch/blackfin
From: Danny Kukawka <>
Date: Fri, 17 Feb 2012 11:57:54 +0100

> On Freitag, 17. Februar 2012, Mike Frysinger wrote:
>> On Thu, Feb 16, 2012 at 12:09, Danny Kukawka wrote:
>> > +                       netdev_warn(ndev, "Setting Ethernet MAC to a
>> > random one\n"); +                       eth_hw_addr_random(ndev);
>> would it make sense to have the core dump the warning ?
> Maybe. Many drivers already print information about setting a random mac
> address to a netdevice. Some with printk, some via
> netdev_warn/netdev_info/netdev_dbg or netif_dbg and other with costum
> methods. I could unify this, in a next step with a netdev_info in
> eth_hw_addr_random(), if it's okay for David.

All of these log messages are stupid and should be removed.

If someone is seriously interested in it, we have the damn random
address boolean state which can be inspected in the sysfs addr_assign_type
node for the device.

End of story.
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