Using the latest Linux driver vs the 'Inbox' driver
It's always a good idea to use the latest OEM provided driver for your network controller rather than the 'inbox' driver that may be included in your current Operating System.

These drivers are generally available from the OEM web site, such as;
http://support.dell.com/
http://support.hp.com

You can also find the latest Broadcom provided drivers on our web site:
http://www.broadcom.com/support/ethe...oaddrivers.php