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Bug#678567: DMA errors when using tg3 (Broadcom Corporation NetXtreme) prevents using network in d-i


Witold Baryluk wrote:

> I was trying to install using netinstall or businesscard or
> netinst+firmware images of wheezy/testing on IBM xSeries x366 server
> and ended with serious DMA error when using tg3 driver with 
> Broadcom Corporation NetXtreme BCM5704 Gigabit Ethernet 
> controler.
> This prevents using network in d-i. I loaded firmware from pendrive or
> from unofficial netinstall+firmware iso images.
> Patches was sent also there
[upstream commit 
> https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/kernel-team/2012-June/020610.html
> https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/kernel-team/2012-June/020609.html


Sorry for the slow reply.  Do you still have access to this system,
and if so, can you still reproduce this trouble with the tg3 driver?
I'd be interested in your help testing the fix as part of submitting
it for inclusion in the 3.0.y and 3.2.y kernels from kernel.org.


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