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At that point the link drops and stays off. I will be doing a few more installations on this type of hardware so I will report back if I see any further problems.

– “tg3” driver fails to work with Broadcom BCM GigE (AMD64)

Please feel free to contact me at eh3 mit. Comment 1 Jeff Garzik Visit the following links: Registration is quick, simple and broadclm free. An “ifconfig -a” will load the “tg3” driver modules but no network connections can be established. Selecting an MTU larger than bytes with the ifconfig 8 utility configures the adapter to receive and transmit jumbo frames. Without any context this is not helpful at all.


Comment 7 Robert Perkins An Internet connection is required. Additional features may be provided via value-add firmware updates. Cannot compile bnx2fc lijux 2. The interface need to be brought down and up again before a change takes effect.

Comment 10 JoAnne K.

CONFIG_TIGON3: Broadcom Tigon3 support

This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Lijux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. Broadcom NetXtreme 57xx Gigabit Controller through integrated ethernet adaptor ubuntu.

See FZ – for the tg3 driver Introduced in Linux 2. The bge driver supports the following media types: But during operation things are fine. The default value is 1.

If necessary, firmware can be manually acquired and extracted using the bfwcutter utility, see http: Leaving an unknown directory make[1]: The default value is 0 which disables UDP transmit checksum offloading. No such file or directory” error message. I’m getting a compilation error.

bcm43xx – Debian Wiki

I’ll try it now. The erratum is RHBA Comment 5 Jason Tibbitts Update the list of available packages: Are you new to LinuxQuestions.


Login [x] Log in using an account from: Find More Posts by zmielna. UDP datagrams with checksum value 0 can confuse receiver host as it means sender did not compute UDP checksum.