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SubjectRe: Linux 2.4.9-ac6
Alan Cox wrote:
>
> > based upon whether you have the source or not. What should logically taint
> > the kernel are modules that weren't compiled for that exact kernel version
> > or are otherwise mismatched.
>
> Setting a flag for the insmod -f required case as well is an extremely good
> idea. This is entirely about making information available nothing else and
> your suggestion there is a good one.

How about making the "tainted" field a bitmask ?
eg bit 0 --> non GPL/BSD module
bit 1 --> insmod -f

Greetings,
Arjan van de Ven
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