Unknown boot options

David Fokkema dfokkema at ileos.nl
Mon Aug 31 09:15:54 CEST 2009

On Sun, 2009-08-30 at 12:44 +0400, Paul Fertser wrote:
> David Fokkema <dfokkema at ileos.nl> writes:
> >> 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
> Isn't really a solution because most users might want to use another
> usb gadget by rmmoding g_ether. Probably unbinding will work too,
> needs checking, in this case we can compile g_ether statically but
> it'd still be a bad surprise for users who are not used to that.

Ah, I see. So it must be a module, then.

> > someone might fix the 'unknown command line' logger to be silent on
> > 'g_ether' warnings?
> I can't see how that is possible.

That's a shame... I really dislike the warnings as well...


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