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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/2] net: ethernet: bgmac: mac address change bug
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On 2/2/2017 1:39 AM, Jon Mason wrote:

> From: Hari Vyas <hariv@broadcom.com>
>
> ndo_set_mac_address() passes struct sockaddr * as 2nd parameter to
> bgmac_set_mac_address() but code assumed u8 *. This caused two bytes
> chopping and the wrong mac address was configured.
>
> Signed-off-by: Hari Vyas <hariv@broadcom.com>
> Signed-off-by: Jon Mason <jon.mason@broadcom.com>
> Fixes: 4e209001b86 ("bgmac: write mac address to hardware in ndo_set_mac_address")
> ---
> drivers/net/ethernet/broadcom/bgmac.c | 6 +++++-
> 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/broadcom/bgmac.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/broadcom/bgmac.c
> index 0e066dc6..ea24072 100644
> --- a/drivers/net/ethernet/broadcom/bgmac.c
> +++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/broadcom/bgmac.c
> @@ -1222,11 +1222,15 @@ static int bgmac_set_mac_address(struct net_device *net_dev, void *addr)
> {
> struct bgmac *bgmac = netdev_priv(net_dev);
> int ret;
> + struct sockaddr *sa = addr;

DaveM prefers the declarations to be arranged from longest to shortest.

[...]

MBR, Sergei

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