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authorOr Gerlitz <ogerlitz@mellanox.com>2013-06-04 05:13:28 +0000
committerDavid S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>2013-06-04 12:58:24 -0700
commitef96f7d46ad86625237da8a35e812bdf7896e640 (patch)
tree5ffd54f31569c2b74dcb471df51cf3c9188798a1 /drivers/net/ethernet
parent5efe5355f22fb9b7bb64d19809c0a75805e0ccb8 (diff)
downloadvexpress-lsk-ef96f7d46ad86625237da8a35e812bdf7896e640.tar.gz
net/mlx4_en: Handle unassigned VF MAC address correctly
When a VF sense they didn't get MAC address, use random one. This will address the case of administrator not assigning MAC to the VF through the PF OS APIs and keep udev happy. Signed-off-by: Or Gerlitz <ogerlitz@mellanox.com> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
Diffstat (limited to 'drivers/net/ethernet')
-rw-r--r--drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx4/en_netdev.c16
1 files changed, 12 insertions, 4 deletions
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx4/en_netdev.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx4/en_netdev.c
index 810aab01c3c..89c47ea84b5 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx4/en_netdev.c
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx4/en_netdev.c
@@ -2119,6 +2119,7 @@ int mlx4_en_init_netdev(struct mlx4_en_dev *mdev, int port,
struct mlx4_en_priv *priv;
int i;
int err;
+ u64 mac_u64;
dev = alloc_etherdev_mqs(sizeof(struct mlx4_en_priv),
MAX_TX_RINGS, MAX_RX_RINGS);
@@ -2192,10 +2193,17 @@ int mlx4_en_init_netdev(struct mlx4_en_dev *mdev, int port,
dev->addr_len = ETH_ALEN;
mlx4_en_u64_to_mac(dev->dev_addr, mdev->dev->caps.def_mac[priv->port]);
if (!is_valid_ether_addr(dev->dev_addr)) {
- en_err(priv, "Port: %d, invalid mac burned: %pM, quiting\n",
- priv->port, dev->dev_addr);
- err = -EINVAL;
- goto out;
+ if (mlx4_is_slave(priv->mdev->dev)) {
+ eth_hw_addr_random(dev);
+ en_warn(priv, "Assigned random MAC address %pM\n", dev->dev_addr);
+ mac_u64 = mlx4_en_mac_to_u64(dev->dev_addr);
+ mdev->dev->caps.def_mac[priv->port] = mac_u64;
+ } else {
+ en_err(priv, "Port: %d, invalid mac burned: %pM, quiting\n",
+ priv->port, dev->dev_addr);
+ err = -EINVAL;
+ goto out;
+ }
}
memcpy(priv->prev_mac, dev->dev_addr, sizeof(priv->prev_mac));