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    SubjectRe: oops in 3c59x driver
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    > Decoded oops is below. The machine died in the middle of transferring
    > a large chunk of data (500Mb or so) via ssh. It did that twice in a row
    > now so it seems to be reprocuable.

    Beautiful trace. You took an IRQ during PnPBIOS call and your machine
    exploded. Do me a favour -

    Change the semaphore in drivers/pnp/pnp_bios.c to a spinlock_irqsave
    and __cli/ spin_unlock_irqrestore. See if the crashes then go away.

    Alan
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