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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/4] NE2000 driver updates
    Alan Cox wrote:

    >
    >The ne2000 ordering with the other ISA stuff in space.c is really
    >sensitive for older systems. If you get ne2k too early it breaks some
    >other cards if it autoprobes, if you get it too late it lets other
    >stuff crash the box.
    >
    >So you might want to keep to Space.c for non pnp stuff if non modular
    >
    >
    Yeah, patches 1 and 2 do just this.

    Are we stuck with Space.c forever? Anyone have any plans for replacing
    it with something more driver-model friendly?

    -Jeff

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