Latest release of BCM5700 driver for PE2650

Xose Vazquez Perez xose at
Thu Aug 7 18:08:01 CDT 2003

syn uw wrote:

> I have a Dell PowerEdge 2650 with integrated Broadcom Gigabit NetXtreme NICs 
> (BCM5700) and would like to know where I can find the latest version of the 
> BCM5700 drivers ?

there are 'several latest':
latest latest:
dell supported:

> I am asking this because it is still not part of the Linux kernel (as of 
> 2.4.21) I think and I just wanted to make sure I am using the latest. 
> Currently I am using the drivers which I compiled from the 
> bcm5700-4.0.2.tar.gz package file.

bcm5700 never will be into kernel, tg3 is the official LiNUX driver.
give a try to tg3 is much better code than bcm5700

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