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Alan Cox (alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk) wrote:
: > I'd appreciate peoples comments and thoughts on this. I think it would
: > be a very worthwhile project that would eventually lead to a much
: > larger userbase for linux as a desktop OS.

: Be very very careful, the linux probes are in a very specific order to work
: right. Its taken a lot of testing and a lot of people to get it tuned

It still is not good enough: to avoid that other drivers run into the
"black hole" of a NE2000 card or clone (reading from 0x10 above the
base address will stop the bus), the ne driver should be the first of
all net drivers within the initialization sequence.

Cheers -e
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