Re: Tainting kernels for non-GPL or forced modules

Keith Owens (
Sun, 23 Sep 2001 11:48:26 +1000

On Sat, 22 Sep 2001 16:28:48 -0400 (EDT),
"Albert D. Cahalan" <> wrote:
>Keith Owens writes:
>> I have started work on the patch for /proc/sys/kernel/tainted with the
>> corresponding modutils and ksymoops changes. insmod of a non-GPL
>> module ORs /proc/sys/kernel/tainted with 1, insmod -f ORs with 2.
>So now these will taint the kernel?
>2-clause BSD
>public domain

No, the list of GPL licenses is taken from include/linux/module.h, q.v.

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