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SubjectRe: [PATCH] net/smscx5xx: use the device tree for mac address
From: Lubomir Rintel <>
Date: Fri, 29 Apr 2016 09:05:59 +0200

> From: Arnd Bergmann <>
> This takes the MAC address for smsc75xx/smsc95xx USB network devices
> from a the device tree. This is required to get a usable persistent
> address on the popular beagleboard, whose hardware designers
> accidentally forgot that an ethernet device really requires an a
> MAC address to be functional.
> The Raspberry Pi also ships smsc9514 without a serial EEPROM, stores
> the MAC address in ROM accessible via VC4 firmware.
> The smsc75xx and smsc95xx drivers are just two copies of the
> same code, so better fix both.
> [ updated to use of_get_property() as per suggestion from
> Arnd, reworded the message and comments a bit]
> Tested-by: Lubomir Rintel <>
> Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <>
> Signed-off-by: Lubomir Rintel <>

Applied, thanks.

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