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ASUS PCE-N53 Kernel Panic

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https://bbs.archlinux.org – I just got one of these cards too. At first, I was miffed that the throughput was brilliant (100Mbps) but my kernel (3.7.4 ARCH) would oops on my x86_64. Root cause:rt_linux.c in the Ralink driver incorrectly assumes the tail and end of its socket buffers are pointers. They no longer are, and as a consequence, some operations corrupt the skbs by writing a pointer type where an int32 offset belongs. Attached is a patch that will fix this on your 3.x x86_64 box (and x86), so you can enjoy this nice network card without getting angry. The supplied driver can be improved but ideally this chip shou (HowTos)