Re: [PATCH 12/12] rose: check given MAC address, if invalid return -EADDRNOTAVAIL

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From: Alan Cox <alan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 24 Feb 2012 16:13:58 +0000

> On Fri, 24 Feb 2012 17:01:22 +0100
> Danny Kukawka <danny.kukawka@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
>> Check if given address is valid in .ndo_set_mac_address/
>> rose_set_mac_address(), if invalid return -EADDRNOTAVAIL as
>> eth_mac_addr() already does if is_valid_ether_addr() fails.
> 
> This patch series looks wrong - you cannot go blindly applying ethernet
> mac address tests to device drivers without checking if they are using
> 802.11 type addressing at the physical level.

Right.
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