EV-64260-BP & GT64260 bi_recs

benh at kernel.crashing.org benh at kernel.crashing.org
Thu Mar 28 04:48:51 EST 2002

>But why is the MAC address in ASCII? Why not simply put the 6 bytes in there?
>Why the extra burden of parsing the ASCII?

Well, I would put the 6 bytes, I beleive he wrote it to make it
readable for us ;)

The point of bi_recs is indeed to avoid ascii (to avoid wasting too
much space). Or else we would just use a device_tree or an xml
tree :)


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