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SubjectRe: Linux 2.4.9-ac5
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> Solution: /proc/sys/kernel/tainted.  Set to 0 on boot, set to 1 by
> insmod when it finds a non-GPL module, printed by panic, extracted by
> ksymoops. Any load of a proprietary module taints the kernel, even if
> it is later removed. The kernel code for that sysctl only allows taint
> to be set, not to be cleared.

That would certainly work well enough.

Alan
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