built-in ethernet on compaq notebooks (conexant miniPCI 10/100 ethernet)
is currently unsupported....even though donald becker wrote the code to do
it. (compiles against 2.2 kernels)
> > > > so, don't suppose you care to venture a guess as to how long it'll
> > > > ACPI and ftp://www.scyld.com/pub/network/test/tulip.c to make it
> > > > the standard kernel?
> > >
> > > Donald's drivers are up to Donald. He chose to not submit ANYTHING to
> > > mainstream kernels long ago, and as a result to that, other people
> > > started to maintain the drivers instead.
> > so, who merges this stuff, then? I "want" Linux to work on my
> > have Red Hat 7.1 deluxe workstation and mandrake 8.0 basic and SuSE 7.1
> > professional...plus a whole stack of earlier distributions...
> > the network code is written, but best merged by whoever did the last
> > merge...