taint the kernel: no license

Diego_Leccardi@Dell.com Diego_Leccardi at Dell.com
Fri May 7 14:57:00 CDT 2004


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

RH does not support channel bonding with RH AS 2.1 (apparently there are some issues with that), they only support it with RH AS 3.0.

   Diego

-----Original Message-----
From: linux-poweredge-admin at Dell.com [mailto:linux-poweredge-admin at Dell.com]On Behalf Of Wynne, Conor D
Sent: 07 May 2004 10:59
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.
>> 
>> 
> 
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