Unknown boot options

David Fokkema dfokkema at ileos.nl
Fri Aug 28 11:07:30 CEST 2009

On Thu, 2009-08-27 at 11:30 +0400, Paul Fertser wrote:
> Leonti Bielski <prishelec at gmail.com> writes:
> > Unknown boot option 'g_ether.dev_addr=MAC' 4 times in a row.
> >
> > It does not affect anything but I hate to see error messages when my
> > loglevel=1 quiet and my device is perfectly fine.
> > It happens to me every time using Qi and I don't know how to make it
> > stop.
> Qi reads factory partition to make ethernet gadget use fixed
> predefined MAC address. If g_ether is statically compiled in there's
> no way to set MAC address other than supplying it through the kernel
> command line. If g_ether is a module, the recent modprobe will look at
> the kernel command line and load the module with corresponding
> parameters.
> I guess Qi should support both modular and compiled in g_ether, hence
> it has use the kernel command line.
> To sum up, i don't know the answer how to hide those messages but at
> least now you know why they appear. :)

So... either the FR kernels might include g_ether statically compiled or
someone might fix the 'unknown command line' logger to be silent on
'g_ether' warnings?


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