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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 23/50] efx: use dev_hw_addr_random() instead of random_ether_addr()
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    On Wed, 2012-02-08 at 22:10 +0100, Danny Kukawka wrote:
    > Use dev_hw_addr_random() instead of calling random_ether_addr()
    > to set addr_assign_type correctly to NET_ADDR_RANDOM.
    >
    > Reset the state to NET_ADDR_PERM as soon as the MAC get
    > changed via .ndo_set_mac_address.
    >
    > Signed-off-by: Danny Kukawka <danny.kukawka@bisect.de>
    > ---
    > drivers/net/ethernet/sfc/efx.c | 4 +++-
    > 1 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)
    >
    > diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/sfc/efx.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/sfc/efx.c
    > index e43702f..cce339a 100644
    > --- a/drivers/net/ethernet/sfc/efx.c
    > +++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/sfc/efx.c
    > @@ -940,7 +940,7 @@ static int efx_probe_port(struct efx_nic *efx)
    > rc = -EINVAL;
    > goto err;
    > }
    > - random_ether_addr(efx->net_dev->dev_addr);
    > + dev_hw_addr_random(efx->net_dev, efx->net_dev->dev_addr);
    > netif_info(efx, probe, efx->net_dev,
    > "using locally-generated MAC %pM\n",
    > efx->net_dev->dev_addr);
    [...]

    This code no longer exists in net-next.

    Ben.

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