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Posted Oct 26, 2012 9:37 UTC (Fri) by renox (subscriber, #23785)
As if there wasn't other devices with drivers in the Linux kernel which has closed source firmware and which can corrupt your RAM with DMA.
If memory serves, the IO-MMU which can protect you from buggy devices is(was?) often deactivated because it didn't work correctly..
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