By the way, when the Linksys USB200M failed here it was replaced with a Belkin F5D5050. That has worked since with no overt problem. It uses the pegasus driver. The problem is in the asix driver and possibly involving udev, isn't it? Regards, ... Peter E. -- Telephone 1 360 450 2132. bcc: peasthope at shaw.ca Shop pages http://carnot.yi.org/ accessible as long as the old drives survive. Personal pages http://members.shaw.ca/peasthope/ .