Re: Tainting kernels for non-GPL or forced modules

From: John Levon (
Date: Mon Sep 24 2001 - 13:10:39 EST

On Mon, Sep 24, 2001 at 01:00:24PM -0500, Timur Tabi wrote:

> The reason I ask is because I'm working on a closed-source (unfortunately)
> driver for Linux, and I'd really like to make it behave as well as possible.

add to your module code :


(or whatever it is).

That way the kernel maintainers can ignore any bugs reported with your module
loaded easily.


"Khendon's Law: If the same point is made twice by the same person,
 the thread is over."
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