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SubjectRe: [PATCH 4.18 101/135] hv_netvsc: pair VF based on serial number
On Wed, Oct 17, 2018 at 09:46:29AM +0200, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
>Also, this really feels like a "new feature" to me. Can someone explain
>what bug this is fixing?

Reading the commit log/code it seems that it was possible for 2 (or
more) synthetic devices to have the same MAC address even though the
current code treats them as unique and uses it as a lookup index.

Let me confirm with Stephen. This came through the regular AUTOSEL
process and I don't really know more about this patch than you do at
this point.


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