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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Add user taint flag
    On Sun, 2006-05-21 at 19:04 -0400, Theodore Ts'o wrote:
    > Allow taint flags to be set from userspace by writing to
    > /proc/sys/kernel/tainted, and add a new taint flag, TAINT_USER, to be
    > used when userspace is potentially doing something naughty that might
    > compromise the kernel.

    we should then patch the /dev/mem driver or something to set this :)
    (well and possibly give it an exception for now for PCI space until the
    X people fix their stuff to use the proper sysfs stuff)

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