[Letux-kernel] [PATCH 03/14] net: davicom: dm9000: allow to pass MAC address through mac_addr module parameter

Andrew Lunn andrew at lunn.ch
Tue Feb 11 23:25:06 CET 2020

On Tue, Feb 11, 2020 at 10:41:20PM +0100, H. Nikolaus Schaller wrote:
> This is needed to give the MIPS Ingenic CI20 board a stable MAC address
> which can be optionally provided by vendor U-Boot.
> For get_mac_addr() we use an adapted copy of from ksz884x.c which
> has very similar functionality.
> Signed-off-by: H. Nikolaus Schaller <hns at goldelico.com>

Hi Nikolaus

Please split these patches by subsystem. So this one patch needs to go
via netdev.

> +static char *mac_addr = ":";
> +module_param(mac_addr, charp, 0);
> +MODULE_PARM_DESC(mac_addr, "MAC address");

Module parameters are not liked.

Can it be passed via device tree? The driver already has code to get
it out of the device tree.


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