Re: [PATCH] Add new TAINT_KSPLICE flag for when a Ksplice updatehas been loaded.

From: Tim Abbott
Date: Mon Jun 22 2009 - 09:33:51 EST

On Mon, 22 Jun 2009, Peter Zijlstra wrote:

> But without ksplice patches you cannot ksplice, right? That is, there is
> a non trivial patch to the kernel to make this happen afaik. If distros
> ship that, then they can add this taint flag as well. No need to burden
> mainline with any of that until it ksplice proper makes it in.

No, Ksplice can patch completely unmodified upstream and distribution

-Tim Abbott

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