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authorLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2011-11-06 17:28:32 -0800
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2011-11-06 17:28:32 -0800
commitd4a2e61f0b7a7b5b9e321e776a1e874c02e847e4 (patch)
treed90b71a99cb82809d56f9798f59d175b57562803 /Documentation
parent0e4c9dc2f2e0fb6d3838eba34382fc6d2d1c381c (diff)
parent2449b8ba0745327c5fa49a8d9acffe03b2eded69 (diff)
Merge git://github.com/rustyrussell/linux
* git://github.com/rustyrussell/linux: module,bug: Add TAINT_OOT_MODULE flag for modules not built in-tree module: Enable dynamic debugging regardless of taint
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diff --git a/Documentation/oops-tracing.txt b/Documentation/oops-tracing.txt
index 6fe9001b926..13032c0140d 100644
--- a/Documentation/oops-tracing.txt
+++ b/Documentation/oops-tracing.txt
@@ -263,6 +263,8 @@ characters, each representing a particular tainted value.
12: 'I' if the kernel is working around a severe bug in the platform
firmware (BIOS or similar).
+ 13: 'O' if an externally-built ("out-of-tree") module has been loaded.
The primary reason for the 'Tainted: ' string is to tell kernel
debuggers if this is a clean kernel or if anything unusual has
occurred. Tainting is permanent: even if an offending module is