Commit 85e6b8c5 authored by Ben Dooks's avatar Ben Dooks Committed by David S. Miller
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DM9000: Allow randomised ethernet address

Allow randomised ethernet address if the device does not have a valid
EEPROM or pre-set MAC address.
Signed-off-by: default avatarBen Dooks <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarMark Brown <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarDavid S. Miller <>
parent 6f2e154b
......@@ -1592,10 +1592,15 @@ dm9000_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
ndev->dev_addr[i] = ior(db, i+DM9000_PAR);
if (!is_valid_ether_addr(ndev->dev_addr))
if (!is_valid_ether_addr(ndev->dev_addr)) {
dev_warn(db->dev, "%s: Invalid ethernet MAC address. Please "
"set using ifconfig\n", ndev->name);
mac_src = "random";
platform_set_drvdata(pdev, ndev);
ret = register_netdev(ndev);
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