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    Subject[PATCH] Document kernel taint flags properly
    From: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>

    This fills in the documentation for all of the current kernel taint
    flags, and fixes the number for TAINT_CRAP, which was incorrectly
    described.

    Cc: Michael Kerrisk <mtk.manpages@gmail.com>
    Cc: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@xenotime.net>
    Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>

    ---
    Documentation/sysctl/kernel.txt | 24 +++++++++++++++++-------
    1 file changed, 17 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)

    --- a/Documentation/sysctl/kernel.txt
    +++ b/Documentation/sysctl/kernel.txt
    @@ -363,11 +363,21 @@ tainted:
    Non-zero if the kernel has been tainted. Numeric values, which
    can be ORed together:

    - 1 - A module with a non-GPL license has been loaded, this
    - includes modules with no license.
    - Set by modutils >= 2.4.9 and module-init-tools.
    - 2 - A module was force loaded by insmod -f.
    - Set by modutils >= 2.4.9 and module-init-tools.
    - 4 - Unsafe SMP processors: SMP with CPUs not designed for SMP.
    - 64 - A module from drivers/staging was loaded.
    + 1 - A module with a non-GPL license has been loaded, this
    + includes modules with no license.
    + Set by modutils >= 2.4.9 and module-init-tools.
    + 2 - A module was force loaded by insmod -f.
    + Set by modutils >= 2.4.9 and module-init-tools.
    + 4 - Unsafe SMP processors: SMP with CPUs not designed for SMP.
    + 8 - A module was forcefully unloaded from the system by rmmod -f.
    + 16 - A hardware machine check error occured on the system.
    + 32 - A bad page was discovered on the system.
    + 64 - The user has asked that the system be marked "tainted". This
    + could be because they are running software that directly modifies
    + the hardware, or for other reasons.
    + 128 - The system has died.
    + 256 - The ACPI DSDT has been overridden with one supplied by the user
    + instead of using the one provided by the hardware.
    + 512 - A kernel warning has occurred.
    +1024 - A module from drivers/staging was loaded.


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