Re: [PATCH 16/16] wl1251: Add sysfs file address for settingpermanent mac address

From: Ben Hutchings
Date: Mon Oct 28 2013 - 19:50:22 EST

On Sat, 2013-10-26 at 22:34 +0200, Pali RohÃr wrote:
> Driver wl1251 generating mac address randomly at startup and there is no way to
> set permanent mac address via SET_IEEE80211_PERM_ADDR. This patch export sysfs
> file which can set permanent mac address by userspace helper program. Patch is
> needed for devices which do not store mac address in internal wl1251 eeprom.

This belongs in struct wl12xx_platform_data or (better) Device Tree
properties. It definitely should not be settable once the device is


Ben Hutchings, Staff Engineer, Solarflare
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