>>* Mon Aug 08 2005 Dave Jones <davej(a)redhat.com>
>>- Disable building of sk98lin driver. (Use sk98 instead).
> That killed my eth0, which did not get initialized at startup with an ugly red
> FAILURE saying my eth0 initialization was delayed due to the lack of sk98lin
> device (or something along those lines, didn't really find it in the dmesg).
> Is it worth a bugzilla?
kernel-2.6.12-1.1464_FC5 also fails to open my eth0 port.
Have reverted to 1455 of the kernel and eth0 works correctly, as it has
been in the past.
Maybe change your modprobe.conf eth0 alias from sk98lin ro sk98 and
see if that works.