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authorBen Hutchings <ben@decadent.org.uk>2010-04-03 19:36:42 +0100
committerDavid Woodhouse <David.Woodhouse@intel.com>2010-05-19 08:37:43 +0100
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panic: Add taint flag TAINT_FIRMWARE_WORKAROUND ('I')
This taint flag will initially be used when warning about invalid ACPI DMAR tables. Signed-off-by: Ben Hutchings <ben@decadent.org.uk> Signed-off-by: David Woodhouse <David.Woodhouse@intel.com>
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@@ -260,6 +260,9 @@ characters, each representing a particular tainted value.
11: 'C' if a staging driver has been loaded.
+ 12: 'I' if the kernel is working around a severe bug in the platform
+ firmware (BIOS or similar).
+
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