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-rw-r--r--drivers/net/usb/qmi_wwan.c9
1 files changed, 9 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/drivers/net/usb/qmi_wwan.c b/drivers/net/usb/qmi_wwan.c
index cff0bbdd9f5..2a3579f6791 100644
--- a/drivers/net/usb/qmi_wwan.c
+++ b/drivers/net/usb/qmi_wwan.c
@@ -53,6 +53,9 @@ struct qmi_wwan_state {
struct usb_interface *data;
};
+/* default ethernet address used by the modem */
+static const u8 default_modem_addr[ETH_ALEN] = {0x02, 0x50, 0xf3};
+
/* Make up an ethernet header if the packet doesn't have one.
*
* A firmware bug common among several devices cause them to send raw
@@ -317,6 +320,12 @@ next_desc:
usb_driver_release_interface(driver, info->data);
}
+ /* Never use the same address on both ends of the link, even
+ * if the buggy firmware told us to.
+ */
+ if (!compare_ether_addr(dev->net->dev_addr, default_modem_addr))
+ eth_hw_addr_random(dev->net);
+
/* make MAC addr easily distinguishable from an IP header */
if (possibly_iphdr(dev->net->dev_addr)) {
dev->net->dev_addr[0] |= 0x02; /* set local assignment bit */