Need testers for patch to get MAC address of integrated dc(4) cards

Maxime Henrion mux at
Thu Jan 8 09:03:35 PST 2004

Marius Strobl wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 08, 2004 at 10:41:16AM +0100, Maxime Henrion wrote:
> > 	Hi all,
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > I've tweaked Marius' patch to properly get the MAC address of the
> > integrated Davicom cards found in some sparc64 boxes from OpenFirmware
> > without breaking the build of the dc(4) module.  I'd like to get this
> > tested as soon as possible because this patch should go into 5.2-RELEASE
> > and we don't have much time left.  Since I don't have the necessary
> > hardware to test it myself, I need your help guys :-).
> > 
> > For what it's worth, putting the code into an OF_getetheraddr2()
> > function is a bit crude, but since Marius experienced difficulties
> > merging it into OF_getetheraddr(), I chose to stay on the safe side.
> > This can be revisited later.
> > 
> Please use the attached version instead, it has two changes over Maxime's
> version:
> - Fix compilation by adding a prototype for OF_getetheraddr2().

Hmm, yes, I had this in my tree of course but forgot to include it in
the patch.

> - Add a debugging printf for an issue I had with my version of
>   OF_getetheraddr() to really make sure it works as expected.

I guess that could be useful.


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