FW: RH72/bcm5820/kernel-2.4.18-18.7.x

Jeff Garzik jgarzik at redhat.com
Mon Dec 9 11:21:01 CST 2002


On Sun, Dec 08, 2002 at 12:30:35PM -0600, Amit_Bhutani at dell.com wrote:
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bhutani, Amit 
> Sent: Friday, December 06, 2002 12:02 PM
> To: Thanh.Ma at ge.com; linux-poweredge at exchange.dell.com
> Subject: RE: RH72/bcm5820/kernel-2.4.18-18.7.x
> 
> 
> > 1. What is bcm5820 for ? or can I safely remove it ?
> The bcm5820 is the Broadcom SSL card (chipset 5820) driver. An SSL card is

correct


> > 2. If not, where can I get a newer bcm to go with this kernel ?
> Look at either Broadcom's or Red Hat's website for the latest bcm5820 driver

Not correct.  You need the hwcrypto package with the newer errata
kernel, not the bcm5820 package.

	Jeff






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