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authorRandy Dunlap <randy.dunlap@oracle.com>2007-02-20 13:58:12 -0800
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@woody.linux-foundation.org>2007-02-20 17:10:15 -0800
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[PATCH] update Doc/oops-tracing.txt for TAINT_USER
Add TAINT_USER description to Tainted flags in oops-tracing.txt. Signed-off-by: Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap@oracle.com> Signed-off-by: "Theodore Ts'o" <tytso@mit.edu> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
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@@ -234,6 +234,12 @@ characters, each representing a particular tainted value.
6: 'B' if a page-release function has found a bad page reference or
some unexpected page flags.
+ 7: 'U' if a user specifically requested that the Tainted flag be set,
+ ' ' otherwise.
+
+ 7: 'U' if a user or user application specifically requested that the
+ Tainted flag be set, ' ' otherwise.
+
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