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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH] Fix: module signature vs tracepoints: add new TAINT_UNSIGNED_MODULE
Steven Rostedt <> writes:
> On Tue, 11 Feb 2014 08:27:38 +0100
> Ingo Molnar <> wrote:
>> * Mathieu Desnoyers <> wrote:
>> > Users have reported being unable to trace non-signed modules loaded
>> > within a kernel supporting module signature.
>> External modules should strive to get out of the 'crap' and
>> 'felony law breaker' categories and we should not make it
>> easier for them to linger in a broken state.
>> Nacked-by: Ingo Molnar <>

Well, distributions which sign their modules are sending a pretty strong
"go away" signal already.

I'm ambivalent towards out-of-tree modules, so not tempted unless I see
a bug report indicating a concrete problem. Then we can discuss...


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