System hangs with error "Disabling lock debugging due to kernel taint".

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  • The following error message is displayed during reboot and console hangs at this stage.
snapapi26: module license 'Proprietary' taints kernel.
Disabling lock debugging due to kernel taint


  • Enterprise Linux Enterprise Linux Server
  • kernel-2.6.32-100.23.1.el5 (OEL)
  • snapapi26 (Proprietary Module)

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