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Vanishing hardware

... Apparently the ethernet chip on my desktop computer motherboard completely disintegrated and now it doesn't even show up on lspci. All I know is that it disappeared after waking up from Windows 7 sleep mode.

Oh well, another excuse to upgrade.

Edit: after putting Windows to sleep again and waking it up, it seems that it momentarily lost and then regained the SMBus controller as well (not the ethernet controller however), in the process deactivating Windows. How very Windows of it. A pox on it! A pox on it and its descendants to the seventh generation!
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