Re: Tainted Modules Help Notices

From: Concerned Programmer (
Date: Thu Oct 11 2001 - 05:09:35 EST

    If this is about maintainability, why not just a simple flag stating if
source is available or not.


    Would be even nicer if it defaulted to "true" so my (and others') old
module source code did not now have to be changed just to avoid the annoying
warning from modprobe, though I assume thats out of the question.

> > "included in kernel" could also be a 3rd party binary only driver
> > added by a Linux distribution vendor.
> Or even something like "BSD (unmodified source freely available)", which
> would cover 3rd party drivers as well.

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