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    SubjectRe: [Bug #11382] e1000e: 2.6.27-rc1 corrupts EEPROM/NVM
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    From: "Dave Airlie" <airlied@gmail.com>
    Date: Wed, 24 Sep 2008 18:59:34 +1000

    > On Wed, Sep 24, 2008 at 5:36 PM, David Miller <davem@davemloft.net> wrote:
    > The driver seems quite happy to access the NVRAM, I think Thomas has
    > some backtraces that show
    > it clearly doing silly reentrant things...

    I don't dispute that the locking is dodgy and likely needs to be fixed
    like e1000.

    I'm asking what userland tool or kernel event is triggering the nvram
    access.

    It shouldn't even touch the thing after probing and initializing
    the card.


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