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SubjectRe: [PATCH] ARM: mvebu: kirkwood: remove error message when retrieving mac address
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Hi Chris,

> On 20/02/19 4:14 AM, Gregory CLEMENT wrote:
>> Hi Chris,
>>
>> On lun., févr. 18 2019, Chris Packham <chris.packham@alliedtelesis.co.nz> wrote:
>>
>>> Kirkwood has always had the ability to retrieve the local-mac-address
>>> from the hardware (usually this was configured by the bootloader). This
>>> is particularly useful when dealing with a legacy non-DT aware
>>> bootloader.
>>>
>>> The "error" message just indicated that the board used an old bootloader
>>> and in many cases users can't do anything about this. The message
>>> probably should have been pr_info() to inform the user that the kernel
>>> has been helpful but rather than than let's remove it entirely to make
>>> the kernel less noisy.
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by: Chris Packham <chris.packham@alliedtelesis.co.nz>
>>
>> I'm OK with this patch, however as it is not a fix, it's too late for
>> 5.1. I will apply it on mvebu/arm for 5.2 once 5.1-rc1 will be released.
>>
>
> No problem with that. We have a local fork I'll cherry pick it into once
> it hits linux-mvebu.
>

Applied on mvebu/arm

Thanks,

Gregory


>> Thanks,
>>
>> gregory
>>
>>> ---
>>> arch/arm/mach-mvebu/kirkwood.c | 2 --
>>> 1 file changed, 2 deletions(-)
>>>
>>> diff --git a/arch/arm/mach-mvebu/kirkwood.c b/arch/arm/mach-mvebu/kirkwood.c
>>> index 0aa88105d46e..bf3ff0f580c2 100644
>>> --- a/arch/arm/mach-mvebu/kirkwood.c
>>> +++ b/arch/arm/mach-mvebu/kirkwood.c
>>> @@ -107,8 +107,6 @@ static void __init kirkwood_dt_eth_fixup(void)
>>> clk_prepare_enable(clk);
>>>
>>> /* store MAC address register contents in local-mac-address */
>>> - pr_err(FW_INFO "%pOF: local-mac-address is not set\n", np);
>>> -
>>> pmac = kzalloc(sizeof(*pmac) + 6, GFP_KERNEL);
>>> if (!pmac)
>>> goto eth_fixup_no_mem;
>>> --
>>> 2.20.1
>>>
>>
>

--
Gregory Clement, Bootlin
Embedded Linux and Kernel engineering
http://bootlin.com

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