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@@ -251,6 +251,8 @@ characters, each representing a particular tainted value.
7: 'U' if a user or user application specifically requested that the
Tainted flag be set, ' ' otherwise.
+ 8: 'D' if the kernel has died recently, i.e. there was an OOPS or BUG.
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