[ipxe-devel] [PATCH 2/3] igbvf: Assign random MAC address if none is set

Michael Brown mcb30 at ipxe.org
Fri May 30 09:24:40 BST 2014


On 30/05/14 08:18, Hannes Reinecke wrote:
> If the VF doesn't have a MAC address assigned we should create
> a random MAC address. Not doing so results in the probe function
> to abort and an unuseable device.

This is something which is probably generic enough to justify a function 
such as eth_random_addr() in net/ethernet.c.  Would you be willing to 
reimplement your patch in that way (and without the current 
whitespace-only changes)?

Thanks,

Michael


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