On 02/20/18 04:41, Stephen Morris wrote:
>    I'm using the nvidia drivers from negativo17. I have the nvidia source 
> module
> registered with dkms and it seems to be being compiled when I get a new 
> kernel, if
> that is the case what do I need to do to resolve the following messages shown 
> by
> "dmesg"?
> [   14.934074] nvidia: loading out-of-tree module taints kernel.
> [   14.934086] nvidia: module license 'NVIDIA' taints kernel.
> [   14.934087] Disabling lock debugging due to kernel taint
> [   14.943865] nvidia: module verification failed: signature and/or required 
> key
> missing - tainting kernel 

When you load a proprietary module into the kernel it becomes tainted.  There 
is no
way to "fix" it.  It is like replacing the battery in your iPhone with a 
battery you
bought on the street corner.  You have voided the warranty.

A motto of mine is: When in doubt, try it out

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