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    SubjectRe: Asus K8N-VM Motherboard Ethernet Problem
    On Sat, 2006-05-27 23:07:39 -0700, Marc Perkel <> wrote:
    > Marc Perkel wrote:
    [forcedeth not working correctly]
    > Also - why is it that I can load a 3 year old version of Windows XP on
    > this motherboad and it just work but I load a modern Linux Kernel and it
    > can't find the Ethernet card?

    That is either because Windows XP is totally superior to Linux, or
    because the vendor (NVidia in this case) wrote a Windows driver, but
    they didn't write something for Linux _and_ didn't publish any specs
    for this ethernet controller. So it took some time to reverse
    engineer the Windows driver...

    MfG, JBG

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