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

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Mon Jun 22 2009 - 10:54:44 EST

On Mon, 22 Jun 2009 09:32:13 -0400 (EDT) Tim Abbott <tabbott@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> 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
> kernels.

Have the ksplice people considered using /proc/sys/kernel/tainted and

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