Support reading MAC addresses from files for smsc75xx

Bug #1779035 reported by Jesse Sung
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
linux-snapdragon (Ubuntu)
In Progress
Jesse Sung
Fix Released

Bug Description

Currently the driver reads MAC address from EEPROM. If the content is invalid, it then generates a random address. On a platform we have, the EEPROM is not reliable, and a consistent MAC address is required. One way to overcome this is to read the address from a file if it exists.

CVE References

Stefan Bader (smb)
Changed in linux-snapdragon (Ubuntu Xenial):
status: New → Fix Committed
Revision history for this message
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package linux-snapdragon - 4.4.0-1096.101

linux-snapdragon (4.4.0-1096.101) xenial; urgency=medium

  * linux-snapdragon: 4.4.0-1096.101 -proposed tracker (LP: #1779383)

  * Support reading MAC addresses from files for smsc75xx (LP: #1779035)
    - SAUCE: smsc75xx: read MAC address from file if it exists

  * snapdragon: LEDs on dragonboard 410c does not work correctly (LP: #1776725)
    - SAUCE: dtb: update LEDs

  [ Ubuntu: 4.4.0-131.157 ]

  * linux: 4.4.0-131.157 -proposed tracker (LP: #1779376)
  * Cannot set MTU higher than 1500 in Xen instance (LP: #1781413)
    - xen-netfront: Fix mismatched rtnl_unlock
    - xen-netfront: Update features after registering netdev

  [ Ubuntu: 4.4.0-130.156 ]

  * linux: 4.4.0-130.156 -proposed tracker (LP: #1776822)
  * CVE-2018-3665 (x86)
    - x86/fpu: Fix early FPU command-line parsing
    - x86/fpu: Fix 'no387' regression
    - x86/fpu: Disable MPX when eagerfpu is off
    - x86/fpu: Default eagerfpu=on on all CPUs
    - x86/fpu: Fix FNSAVE usage in eagerfpu mode
    - x86/fpu: Fix math emulation in eager fpu mode
    - x86/fpu: Fix eager-FPU handling on legacy FPU machines

 -- Khalid Elmously <email address hidden> Fri, 13 Jul 2018 00:24:29 -0400

Changed in linux-snapdragon (Ubuntu Xenial):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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