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nsslnxlib: no version for "mpkPageAlloc" .. kernel tainted

As proactive as I am :)~ , I've just run Novell's Support Advisor against a couple of OES2 servers..

Although the servers are running fine I'm getting the critical warning that the kernel has been marked tainted.

Grepping /var/log/messages for messages containing the word tainted return:

... kernel: nsslnxlib: no version for "mpkPageAlloc" found: kernel tainted.

The server is running SLES 10 sp2 with OES2 sp1 and is fully patched. Also, it's running as VM on Xen. Looking at the Online Updates the systems have got the newest kernel & nss modules installed.

Searching Google it's stated that it's possible memory leaks, lockups or other issues could spring from a tainted kernel.
Anyone know if the tainted status is normal in this case (like can be with use of certain drivers) or should be fixed one way or other?

Curious... again, servers are running fine but it would be good to know more about this.

Thanks,
Wj
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Re: nsslnxlib: no version for "mpkPageAlloc" .. kernel taint

This TID seems related: NSS modules reporting they are compiled for older kernel

Looks like the kernel I'm using is probably to new to be used with the OES2 addon...

This does make me question running all default suggested online updates (as I've always been doing). But the TID does also not really specify *it will be* an issue, just what to do *if* you do run into an issue.

Just to double-check : With OES2 you can use YaST > Online Update as main update tool? Right?

Or is it still only rug one should be using?
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