Index: linux-3.12.33-rt47-i386/drivers/net/ethernet/intel/e1000e/netdev.c
===================================================================
--- linux-3.12.33-rt47-i386.orig/drivers/net/ethernet/intel/e1000e/netdev.c
+++ linux-3.12.33-rt47-i386/drivers/net/ethernet/intel/e1000e/netdev.c
@@ -6726,9 +6726,14 @@ static int e1000_probe(struct pci_dev *p
 		if (e1000_validate_nvm_checksum(&adapter->hw) >= 0)
 			break;
 		if (i == 2) {
+#if 0
 			dev_err(&pdev->dev, "The NVM Checksum Is Not Valid\n");
 			err = -EIO;
 			goto err_eeprom;
+#else
+			printk(KERN_WARNING "The NVM Checksum Is Not Valid\n");
+			break;
+#endif
 		}
 	}
 
@@ -6742,10 +6747,15 @@ static int e1000_probe(struct pci_dev *p
 	memcpy(netdev->dev_addr, adapter->hw.mac.addr, netdev->addr_len);
 
 	if (!is_valid_ether_addr(netdev->dev_addr)) {
+#if 0
 		dev_err(&pdev->dev, "Invalid MAC Address: %pM\n",
 			netdev->dev_addr);
 		err = -EIO;
 		goto err_eeprom;
+#else
+		printk(KERN_WARNING "Invalid MAC Address: %pM\n",
+		       netdev->perm_addr);
+#endif
 	}
 
 	init_timer(&adapter->watchdog_timer);