taint the kernel: no license

Makoto Shibata mako at propel.ne.jp
Fri May 7 12:43:00 CDT 2004


Dear Mr.Conor.

> Yes, but why not use the channel bonding driver instead? It 
> has the same functionality and is very stable. 

What is "the channel bonding driver" ?

My PowerEdge 1750 has two ethernet port.
http://www1.us.dell.com/content/topics/global.aspx/power/en/ps1q03_bhutani?c
=us&l=en&s=gen 
I read this page,
and I want to be high availability on NIC.

Your "the channel bonding driver" can this configuration ?




> -----Original Message-----
> From: Conor_D_Wynne at Dell.com [mailto:Conor_D_Wynne at Dell.com] 
> Sent: Friday, May 07, 2004 6:59 PM
> To: mako at propel.ne.jp; linux-poweredge at dell.com
> Subject: RE: Re: taint the kernel: no license
> 
> 
> linux-poweredge-admin at dell.com wrote:
> > Redhat Linux 2.1AS on Dell PowerEdge 1750
> > 
> > Redhat don't support BASP...
> 
> Correct, it taints the kernel. If you have an escalation to 
> redhat, then they may request that you remove the module. 
> 
> > Dell support BASP ?
> 
> Yes, but why not use the channel bonding driver instead? It 
> has the same functionality and is very stable. 
> 
> Conor.
> 
> p.s.: you would need to update your kernel, the latest AFAIR 
> is 2.4.9-e.40. You current one has many serious bugs. Check 
> the changelog on rhn for details. 
> 
> > 
> > 
> > --- Arjan van de Ven <arjanv at redhat.com> :
> >> Date: Fri, 7 May 2004 09:28:19 +0200
> >> From: Arjan van de Ven <arjanv at redhat.com>
> >> To: mako at propel.ne.jp,
> >>    Broadcom cards on Red Hat Linux <broadcom-list at redhat.com>
> >> 
> >> Subject: Re: taint the kernel: no license
> >> 
> >> On Fri, May 07, 2004 at 04:27:09PM +0900, SHIBATA,
> >> Makoto wrote:
> >>> Redhat Linux 2.1AS on Dell PowerEdge 1750
> >>> 
> >>> # rpm -qa|grep basp
> >>> baspsnmp-1.0.1-1
> >>> basplnx-6.0.3-1
> >>> #
> >>> 
> >>> When I start basp...
> >>> "taint the kernel: no license" warning displayed.
> >>> 
> >>> # service basp start
> >>> Warning: loading /lib/modules/2.4.9-e.3smp/kernel/net/basp/basp.o 
> >>> will taint the
> >>> kernel: no license Adding BASP team life:
> >> 
> >>> [  OK  ]
> >>> Starting BASP team life:
> >> 
> >>> [  OK  ]
> >>> #
> >>> 
> >>> Red Hat support basp service ?
> >> 
> >> BASP is a binary only kernel module, and not shipped by 
> Red Hat, nor 
> >> supported by Red Hat.
> >> 
> >> 
> > 
> >> ATTACHMENT part 2 application/pgp-signature
> > 
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