Re: [PATCH] Add user taint flag

From: Arjan van de Ven
Date: Mon May 22 2006 - 10:37:25 EST

On Mon, 2006-05-22 at 15:35 +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> On Llu, 2006-05-22 at 16:14 +0200, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
> > we should then patch the /dev/mem driver or something to set this :)
> > (well and possibly give it an exception for now for PCI space until the
> > X people fix their stuff to use the proper sysfs stuff)
> /dev/mem is used for all sorts of sane things including DMIdecode.
> Tainting on it isn't terribly useful.

I meant taint-on-writable/write, dmi and others map it read only which
is obviously different

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