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  • 30. 9. 2008 12:01

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    commit 78566fecbb12a7616ae9a88b2ffbc8062c4a89e3
    Author: Christopher Li <chrisl@vmware.com>
    Date: Fri Sep 5 14:04:05 2008 -0700

    e1000: prevent corruption of EEPROM/NVM

    Andrey reports e1000 corruption, and that a patch in vmware's ESX fixed
    it.

    The EEPROM corruption is triggered by concurrent access of the EEPROM
    read/write. Putting a lock around it solve the problem.