On Mon, Mar 10, 2008 at 5:46 PM, Alan Cox <alan(a)redhat.com> wrote:
On Mon, Mar 10, 2008 at 04:48:50PM +0100, Christoph Höger wrote:
> > Why do you think it is a faulty driver? For me it seems that most
> > obvious reason for triggering a NMI is a buggy hardware.
> I know that there are drivers that produce NMI faults. I never saw that
> on linux, though.
NMI is almost always indicating hardware problems and there are very few
software ways to cause them on x86.
Is a corrupt /var/lib/random-seed one of them?
I remember seeing this once in the past (x86_64) ...