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SubjectCONFIG_BREAK_MY_MACHINE was Re: Linux 2.6.22-rc1
Hi!

> > Hardware Monitoring support --->
> > <*> Hardware Monitoring support
> > <*> Abit uGuru
> > <M> VIA686A
> > <*> IBM Hard Drive Active Protection System (hdaps)
> >
> > But I'm quite sure that the only module used is VIA686A (I'm
> > rebuilding to confirm).
>
> This is a rather bad idea to build the abituguru and hdaps drivers into
> your kernel if you don't have these devices. Especially abituguru, as
> it does arbitrary port probing.

hdaps should be safe (DMI based whitelist, no?)

If abitguru breaks random machines, we probably should DMI whitelist,
too.

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