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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Add user taint flag
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    On Mon, 2006-05-22 at 15:35 +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
    > On Llu, 2006-05-22 at 16:14 +0200, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
    > > 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)
    >
    > /dev/mem is used for all sorts of sane things including DMIdecode.
    > Tainting on it isn't terribly useful.

    I meant taint-on-writable/write, dmi and others map it read only which
    is obviously different


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