The nic does autonegotiation just fine, with the happy traffic light blinking, up until the moment when Anaconds loads the tg3 driver. If necessary, firmware can be manually acquired and extracted using the bfwcutter utility, see http: Something is certainly the matter with the “tg3” module and the BCM’s. Whatever fits the task best Posts: Can cause system lockup problems on a small number of systems. Comment 5 Jason Tibbitts Find More Posts by zmielna.

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Selecting an MTU larger than bytes bdm5703x the ifconfig 8 utility configures the adapter to receive and transmit jumbo frames.

I will be doing a few more installations on this type of hardware so I will report back if I see any further problems.

Other network cards seem to work just fine, so its not a cabling or network setup issue. Always Steps to Reproduce: Note however the device only broadcomm a single speed in TBI mode.

The erratum is RHBA Please feel free to contact me at eh3 mit. By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. But during operation things are fine. This might happen if the card is not in a bus-master slot.


If not already performed, connect the device to your system.

CONFIG_TIGON3: Broadcom Tigon3 support

Version-Release number of selected linuxx if applicable: Can cause system lockup problems on a small number of systems. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant.

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The user can manually override the autoselected mode by adding media options to rc. Cannot compile bnx2fc on 2. Support for the BCM should be included as well Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter.


Comment 10 JoAnne K. I’m chrooted into a debootstrap image and I can’t seem to figure out what I’m missing. Download the drivers for Linux from Broadcom: The relevant driver has built-in logic to probe the actual chip, for example: Broadcom Corporation Device e rev 10 Configure your wireless interface as appropriate.

Ubuntu Manpage: bge — Broadcom BCM57xx/BCMx Gigabit/Fast Ethernet driver

An Internet connection is required. I’m hitting the same sort of issue, trying to build a kernel module for card with BCM chip, using Broadcom provided 1. For more information on configuring this device, see ifconfig 8. Firmware is not packaged by the Debian Project. Having trouble installing a piece of hardware?

Comment 13 David Miller