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SubjectRe: [Very-OT] Re: Nazi kernels
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In message <Pine.SOL.3.96.1011111120107.21134C-100000@libra.cus.cam.ac.uk>, Ant
on Altaparmakov wrote:
>I think we ought to do the same with closed source drivers. It's true
>after all... The whole point of tainting the kernel is so we can just yell
>at users to go and bug the vendor. So the modprobe executable could warn
>the user "hey, you are loading a binary only module, it can break the
>system, are you sure?". If the module is autoloaded we don't do jumping
>through hoops asking questions so the systen runs smoothly.

Un*x admins know what they are doing by definition. So this is not
necessary.
Now you see what some Seattle area company think of admins of theirs
(so called) OS.

Bernd
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