Scott Gasch writes:
> I tried booting a 6.1 kernel on the machine and it _does_ detect
> the device. Is this likely due to driver code differences or
> something else in the 6.x kernels?
Something "in the kernel".
Once upon a time, the Linksys eg1032 gigabit ethernet card
(version 2) used a different chip. This changed with no warning
(version 3) and the new combination of class+card+chip returned by
the boot probe didn't map to anything. Driver modules weren't
automatically loaded, and in-kernel drivers didn't recognize the
This was first noticed in early October, 2005 (check the
archives of current@) and - I believe - corrected for 6.1 but not
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