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The driver diskette images for the most recent Red Hat versions are included. This mode is protocol-independent and all traffic should be load-balanced and fault-tolerant. Interrupt will be generated when either of these thresholds is exceeded. The default value is and the valid range of values is from 1 to In SLB and After extraction, change the directory to where the BASP source files are located. Most of the steps are only required to be performed after the first time installation.

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The tar file contains additional utilities such as patches and driver diskette images for network installation. Setting this property to 1 may resolve such problems.

Linux Driver Software: Broadcom NetXtreme® 57XX User Guide

Installing Linux Driver Software. Complete the installation of the source RPM as previously described. Generic trunking mode does not require NICE and can work with any NIC, however, it requires the Ethernet switch to support the technology and be properly configured. The team configuration will be automatically started on subsequent reboots. To unload the driver, use ifconfig to bring down all ethX interfaces opened by the driver, and then type the following:.


The driver is released in two packaging formats: If you have customized or rebuilt your kernel you may need to install your bcm module using the source RPM package described above. Setting this property to 0 disables statistics updates.

Configures the number of transmit descriptors. Note that each descriptor requires a buffer the size of a maximum jumbo frame. The valid range for this property is to Then complete the installation of the source RPM. Boot drivers for other Linux versions can be compiled by modifying the Makefile and the make environment. Default is which is standard ethernet non-jumbo MTU size.

The driver will be installed in the following path:. Some applications, such as ifupmay not wait long enough for the link before giving up. To configure network protocol and address, refer to the manuals supplied with your operating system.

Linux Driver: Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet Adapter User’s Guide

It is normally located at: The BASP distribution includes a utility program and several scripts for team configuration. Note that when configuring Teaming, at least one Primary Adapter is required. Create a directory tg3- version and extract the TAR files to the directory.

Each descriptor also requires a buffer the size of a maximum jumbo frame. Under this directory the following files will be found: During your attempt to install a source RPM package, the following message may be displayed:. All the physical interfaces in the Enables or disables adaptive pinux to the various interrupt coalescing properties.


TXT file on the installation CD for a list of the specific Linux distributions on which the driver has been tested. Patch files are included for patching the driver into some of the latest bm5701.

Re: Broadcom BCM5701

If the driver was installed using make install from the tar file, the tg3. In the case of supporting only the module version of these drivers, it is possible to simply run the following to compile patched drivers and to install them into the proper module directory:. Most of the steps are only required to be performed after the first time installation. On systems with insufficient memory, it may be necessary to set a lower value for this property. In Generic Trunking and