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[Bug 534741] r8169 driver is badly outdated
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  • Date: Fri, 28 Aug 2009 12:38:27 -0600
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Uwe Meyer-Gruhl <f+novell@xxxxxxxxxxx> changed:

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--- Comment #2 from Uwe Meyer-Gruhl <f+novell@xxxxxxxxxxx> 2009-08-28 12:38:25
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I just wanted to use the most current driver which, alas, needed backporting to
2.6.27 APIs, but I understand that you cannot use that.

However, I just tried the official version of r8169.c from upstream kernel - and guess what? That one works for me.

I hope that is specific enough to be elegible for integration, since I don't
know exactly which patch(es) above fixed the problems.

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