Re: HP/Compaq NX5000 laptop Broadcom network card problem
On Sat, 25 Oct 2008 21:01:50 +0200
Florian Kulzer <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 26, 2008 at 00:03:07 +0800, Bret Busby wrote:
> > The PCI listing in the KDE Info Center, shows the Ethernet card as
> > "Ethernet controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4401-B0 100Base-TX (rev 02) "
> > and with
> > "Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 64, IRQ 209".
> AFAIK, this device is handled by the b44 driver. As a first diagnostic
> tool, I would run
> dmesg | grep b44
> right after boot. Does that turn up anything?
I have this card, and it has always worked fine out of the box for me
Ethernet controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4401-B0 100Base-TX (rev 02)
Subsystem: Acer Incorporated [ALI] Device 0090
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 64, IRQ 21
Memory at d0000000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=8K]
Capabilities: <access denied>
Kernel driver in use: b44
Kernel modules: b44
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