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Re: Bug#648286: ITP: r8168 -- Realtek r8168 device driver for Linux (DKMS version)

On Thu, 2011-11-10 at 14:14 +0100, Patrick Matthäi wrote:
> Am 10.11.2011 13:54, schrieb onlyjob:
> >> Don't get me wrong: I love alternatives, but I don't see their value when it
> >> comes to device drivers.
> >
> > That's probably because you can afford it due to lack of problematic
> > hardware on your hands.
> > For those who are not as lucky as you and me it might be more difficult.
> > At least we already have one person who might need solution right now.
> ;)
> I just get that new NIC with my new mainboard, a Gigabyte 
> GA-990XA-UD3-AM3. Since I just have got this hardware since 1-2 weeks, I 
> didn't searched for other solutions, but r8168 works.
> btw: Linux 3.0 and 3.1 didn't worked.

Anyone who has problems with r8169 in 3.0 or 3.1 should report this:

To: Realtek linux nic maintainers <nic_swsd@realtek.com>
To: Francois Romieu <romieu@fr.zoreil.com>
Cc: netdev@vger.kernel.org

They may also wish to open a Debian bug report and cc that.


Ben Hutchings
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