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    Subject[PATCH 0/8] validate MAC address before call .ndo_set_mac_address
    Validate the given MAC address directly in dev_set_mac_address()
    if a .ndo_validate_addr function is available before calling
    the .ndo_set_mac_address function.

    Changed .ndo_validate_addr to take a second parameter containing
    a sockaddr struct to be checked instead of the net_device dev_addr.
    The behaviour of .ndo_validate_addr is now: if the second parameter
    is NULL the net_device->dev_addr gets validate, if != NULL
    the given parameter/sockaddr gets validated instead.

    This patch series include adaptations for some drivers which
    use .ndo_set_mac_address functions directly - to prevent double
    checks and to enable validations via .ndo_validate_addr.

    If these patches get accepted, an other series will follow
    to cleanup the validation checks in the .ndo_set_mac_address

    Note: resend for ML's

    Danny Kukawka (8):
    net: validate MAC address directly in dev_set_mac_address()
    bnx2x: adopt bnx2x_validate_addr() to .ndo_validate_addr changes
    cris/eth_v10: use dev_set_mac_address() instead of
    bcm63xx_enet: use dev_set_mac_address() instead of
    ethoc: add .ndo_validate_addr to net_device_ops
    lantiq_etop: use dev_set_mac_address() instead of
    neterion/s2io: fix s2io_set_mac_addr() to prevent double checks
    octeon: use dev_set_mac_address() instead of

    drivers/net/cris/eth_v10.c | 3 +--
    drivers/net/ethernet/broadcom/bcm63xx_enet.c | 2 +-
    drivers/net/ethernet/broadcom/bnx2x/bnx2x_main.c | 13 ++++++++++---
    drivers/net/ethernet/ethoc.c | 4 +---
    drivers/net/ethernet/lantiq_etop.c | 4 ++--
    drivers/net/ethernet/neterion/s2io.c | 5 +----
    drivers/net/ethernet/octeon/octeon_mgmt.c | 6 ++----
    include/linux/etherdevice.h | 2 +-
    include/linux/netdevice.h | 7 +++++--
    net/core/dev.c | 7 ++++++-
    net/ethernet/eth.c | 12 +++++++++---
    11 files changed, 39 insertions(+), 26 deletions(-)


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