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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2] octeon_mgmt: remove double validation of mac address
On 10/29/2013 02:27 PM, Laurent Navet wrote:
> Mac address validity is already checked in of_get_mac_address().
> No need to do it twice.
>
> Signed-off-by: Laurent Navet <laurent.navet@gmail.com>

Luka already sent this exact patch, and I acked his.

No need to do it twice.

David Daney


> ---
> drivers/net/ethernet/octeon/octeon_mgmt.c | 2 +-
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/octeon/octeon_mgmt.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/octeon/octeon_mgmt.c
> index 622aa75..1b326cbc 100644
> --- a/drivers/net/ethernet/octeon/octeon_mgmt.c
> +++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/octeon/octeon_mgmt.c
> @@ -1545,7 +1545,7 @@ static int octeon_mgmt_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
>
> mac = of_get_mac_address(pdev->dev.of_node);
>
> - if (mac && is_valid_ether_addr(mac))
> + if (mac)
> memcpy(netdev->dev_addr, mac, ETH_ALEN);
> else
> eth_hw_addr_random(netdev);
>



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