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[UPDATE: Sent an email to Broadcom about it, including my patch, and the answer was that their internal version works fine but they'll only release a patch if many people complain about it)
(If you don't want to read about the problem and just want the patched driver go to the end of this post)
I've been using Linux, and particularly Slackware, for sometime and I've seen my share of problems with hardware support. Things definitely work a great deal easier than before but there's...