Broadcom Gigabit and 2.4.21

Mark Watts m.watts at eris.qinetiq.com
Tue Aug 26 03:19:00 CDT 2003


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I've been running a bunch of 2650's with a custom compile 2.4.21 and the tg3 
driver (using bonding no less) and its been up for many weeks now with no 
issues at all.

Mark.


> Hi All,
>
> I am about to place a new kernel on a PE2550 which has a Broadcom Gigabit
> Ethernet adapter and an Intel Pro100.
> It's currently using 2.4.7 and bcm7500 (module) for its drivers. I want to
> put 2.4.21 on this server and I recall numerous problems with the tigon3
> drivers causing massive lockups in the kernel. Is 2.4.21 stable with the
> Broadcom Gigabit cards now?
>
> Any advice would be great
>
> Regards,
>
> Paul Rivoli
> paul at kbs.net.au
> K B S   I N T E R N E T
>
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Mark Watts
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QinetiQ TIM
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