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SubjectRe: [Bug #11382] e1000e: 2.6.27-rc1 corrupts EEPROM/NVM
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From: Kyle McMartin <kyle@mcmartin.ca>
Date: Wed, 24 Sep 2008 15:10:22 -0400

> I've been working on a patch to detect (using a timer and checking at
> up/down) whether or not the flash has been corrupted, and, if it is
> rewrite it with the saved good copy (which obviously only helps if
> it's the same boot.)

Looks interesting, I hope someone runs with it :-)

If the flash is seen as corrupt, we should print the current process
that is running at the time, and perhaps a pt_regs dump, as these
might provide the most important clues to diagnosing this.


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