It has never worked for me.
But FYI, 2-6-27-rc5 boots fine with the card inserted and detects the
reader. No hack needed.
And ether and wifi both work.
But it has other problems.
J.A. Magallon <jamagallon()ono!com> \ Software is like sex:
\ It's better when it's free
Mandriva Linux release 2009.0 (Cooker) for i586
Linux 2.6.25-jam18 (gcc 4.3.1 20080626 (GCC) #1 SMP