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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Linux Kernel Markers Support for Proprierary Modules
On Fri, 25 Jan 2008 03:03:03 -0500
Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu wrote:

> On Fri, 25 Jan 2008 08:56:09 +0100, Jan Engelhardt said:
> > So what is needed is an Oops with an explaining message
> > if (kernel_tainted) "blame that proprietary module first",
> > and make sure the user sees that oops even if in X.
>
> The person who solves the "even if in X" problem will probably be nominated
> for sainthood by the Linux community. "It just hung with flashing LED's" is
> just too common an event....

I've been poking at it a bit but it will need X server help, or
eventually the kernel mode switch code.

Alan


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