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Date:   Sun, 21 Apr 2019 19:24:57 +0200
From:   Gregory CLEMENT <gregory.clement@...tlin.com>
To:     Chris Packham <Chris.Packham@...iedtelesis.co.nz>,
        "andrew\@lunn.ch" <andrew@...n.ch>,
        "jason\@lakedaemon.net" <jason@...edaemon.net>
Cc:     "linux-arm-kernel\@lists.infradead.org" 
        <linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org>,
        "linux-kernel\@vger.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Sebastian Hesselbarth <sebastian.hesselbarth@...il.com>,
        Russell King <linux@...linux.org.uk>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ARM: mvebu: kirkwood: remove error message when retrieving mac address

Hi Chris,

> On 20/02/19 4:14 AM, Gregory CLEMENT wrote:
>> Hi Chris,
>>   
>>   On lun., févr. 18 2019, Chris Packham <chris.packham@...iedtelesis.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@...iedtelesis.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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