Latest release of BCM5700 driver for PE2650

Xose Vazquez Perez xose at
Mon Aug 11 23:30:00 CDT 2003

Dave Wreski wrote:
> Hi,
>>> 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
> Why do you say the bcm5700 driver will never be in the kernel? Is it not
> open source?

yes, it's open source but there is yet a kernel driver(tg3) for bcm5700 NICs.

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