[ipxe-devel] [PATCH 2/3] ethernet: do not construct EUI-64 identifier for empty MAC

Michael Brown mcb30 at ipxe.org
Thu Mar 1 12:44:19 UTC 2018

On 05/02/18 08:36, Hannes Reinecke wrote:
> If the MAC address is empty we should not construct an EUI-64
> identifier, but rather return an error.

An empty MAC address will cause other problems.  If the driver expects 
the possibility of an empty MAC address, it should be using 
eth_random_addr() to construct a locally-assigned address.

Which driver ended up providing an empty MAC address?



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