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Old 01-08-2014, 12:01 AM   #46
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Number 4 is going to be a good debate due to the politics of those drivers.
Well, at least the r8168 for the RTL8168/8111 PCIe NICs is just a plain GPLv2 FOSS driver and performing way better than the in-kernel r8169 driver (originally written for an age-old PCI controller and then heavily customized).
 
Old 01-08-2014, 12:19 AM   #47
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Very true.

There are several other drivers as well from other OEMs as well, several of which are on SlackBuilds.org luckily. One is a RaLink driver I think, and a few others are some various printer drivers, last I looked.
 
  


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