Broadcom driver for PE1750 and RHEL ES 2.1?

Darren Gilbert darren.gilbert at
Thu Oct 9 08:54:01 CDT 2003

Not that either Seth...  There was no alias using the bcm5700.  eth0 is aliased to tg3.

Interestingly, lsmod doesn't include any reference to tg3, tg3_12e3, or bcm5700 drivers, and an insmod on these drivers results in ...

insmod: /lib/modules/2.4.9-e.12/kernel/drivers/net/tg3.o: init_module: No such device
insmod: Hint: insmod errors can be caused by incorrect module parameters, including IO or IRQ parameters


>>> Seth Mos <knuffie at> 09 October 2003 12:32:30 >>>
At 11:22 9-10-2003 +0100, Darren Gilbert wrote:
>Thanks for your reply Amit...
>Unfortunately, this driver doesn't work for me.  It seems to install fine, >but when the system is re-booted post install neither of the Broadcom 
>NIC's are available.

I suspect that the old bcm5700 driver is still mentioned in the modules.conf.

Edit this file, replace bcm5700 with tg3, close and save.
service network restart


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