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Re: Broadcom 4401

On Wed, Oct 04, 2006 at 10:25:39AM +0300, Andras Lorincz wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm using debian testing with kernel _2_._6_._1_7_._1_3 and
> have an integrated broadcom 4401 NIC. I saw some bug reports about it
> on _b_u_g_z_i_l_l_a_._k_e_r_n_e_l_._o_r_g and some
> hints for workaround like: pass parameter acpi=off, pci=noacpi to the
> kernel, or remove from the kernel acpi support, or try drivers from
> _b_r_o_a_d_c_o_m_._c_o_m, but none of them works. The
> problem is that under heavy load the the NIC is not able to transfer
> data (for example when copying much data from the network) and can be
> made working just after a reboot. Does anyone has such a NIC and got
> it working?

Mine just works.  Can't address the load question other than I've never
had an issue with upgrades, etc.

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