Broadcom NICE support (bcm5700/basp)

Álvaro Palma apalma at
Wed Aug 13 13:36:01 CDT 2003

Mensaje citado por michael morianos <morianos at>:

> Hi, I'm trying to configure NIC failover on my 2650 with the bcm5700 and
> basp modules.  The 2650 ships with two integrated Broadcom Gigabit Ethernet
> Adapters on board.
> I'm working with RedHat 8.0, and I'm running 2.4.18-14smp kernel. I'm able
> to load both modules, and the bcm5700 driver works just fine and I can get
> on the network when not using basp.

Better than that, use RH standard driver, tg3, and bonding for failure backup.
As was long discussed, bcm5700 driver is not a recommended driver. See "Latest
Release of BCM5700..." thread in the archives of the list.

Álvaro Palma

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