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SubjectRe: [PATCH] devexit fixes in i82092.c
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> Please for the Linux booting Linux scenario it is mandatory we get this right
> for reboot. I know for a fact that currently we leave active receive buffers on
> network cards when we reboot. (If you haven't downed the interface). So it
> is possible for a network packet to come in and hose a machine that is rebooting.

Thats a bios bug. Its pretty much the whole reason for having bus master
enable bits in the PCI configuration. The BIOS should have killed the bus
masters.

Alan
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