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Re: your mail about a Broadcom network card

Op 12-11-2006 om 22:45 schreef Geert Stappers:
> Op 12-11-2006 om 15:45 schreef George Pipkov:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > We are having a Dell PowerEdge 2950 server with a Broadcom
> > NetXtreme II 5708 network card, but it turned out that the
> Where I do known that I'm not helping the original poster,
> I also known that I'm helping him on the long run...

>From http://www.broadcom.com/support/ethernet_nic/faq_drivers.php#97

| For the NetXtreme and NetLink product lines, the tg3 driver is now the
| only Linux driver that Broadcom will support. Accordingly, Broadcom has
| discontinued support for the bcm5700 driver and no longer provides updates.

So there are two situations where the O.P. many have luck:

 * returning the hardware gets refunded

 * the card is support by the "tg3" kernel module

Geert Stappers

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