Re: Is there an issue with nForce 1 and Linux?
I have the same problem with my nForce 420, installation of SuSE Linux 9.1 resulted in the nVidia network adapter no longer working in Windows XP (although it worked fine when WinXP/Suse 8.0 were dual booting).
The only way I could find to get the network adapter working under windows again was to remove CMOS battery, set jumper to reset, remove power cord and hold down power on button for a few seconds. This would make the adapter work in windows, but with a blank mac address (00-00-00-00-00-00).
When booting into linux, the card would not work until removed and reinstalled with Yast, where it would get a different mac address, and upon intallation would cease to work with windows xp again.