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SubjectRe: [PATCH v7] igb: Assign random MAC address instead of fail in case of invalid one
On Tue, Dec 13, 2022 at 07:47:26AM +0000, Lixue Liang wrote:
> From: Lixue Liang <>
> Add the module parameter "allow_invalid_mac_address" to control the
> behavior. When set to true, a random MAC address is assigned, and the
> driver can be loaded, allowing the user to correct the invalid MAC address.
> Signed-off-by: Lixue Liang <>

I'm amused that we are in v7 version of module parameter.

NAK to any module driver parameter. If it is applicable to all drivers,
please find a way to configure it to more user-friendly. If it is not,
try to do the same as other drivers do.


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