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Re: XFS will 'taint' kernel sources

To: "Eitzenberger, Holger" <holger.eitzenberger@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: XFS will 'taint' kernel sources
From: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxx>
Date: 30 Jan 2002 11:22:57 -0600
Cc: "linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx" <linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
In-reply-to: <002a4726@cycos.com>
References: <002a4726@cycos.com>
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hi Holger - 

On Wed, 2002-01-30 at 11:07, Eitzenberger, Holger wrote:
>   * Debian 'woody'
>   * linux-2.4.17-xfs
>   * modutils 2.4.12-1
> 
> Hallo,
> 
> after upgrading the modutils package i noticed that the
> XFS patch makes the kernel tainted.

[snip]

> The reason might be that the 'pagebuf.o' kernel module does not
> contain
> 
>     MODULE_LICENSE("GPL");

After Jan 11, 2002, the pagebuf module no longer exists, it has been
rolled into xfs.  I didn't think MODULE_LICENSE was a problem before,
but now that the pagebuf module is gone, it's certainly not a problem
now.  :)

Thanks,

-Eric


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