tg3 Drivers kernel 2.4.18-10smp

Eric Swenson eric at reaction-eng.com
Fri Jan 10 19:54:00 CST 2003


Try bcm5700

In /etc/modules.conf  change:
alias ethX tg3  
to
alias ethX bcm5700

then reboot or whatever.

The latest redhat errata kernel /may/ have a working tg3, but it didn't work 
for me.  

Eric

On Friday 10 January 2003 14:20, Jared Saul wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Back in August I installed 16 poweredge 2650s.   We made the (then unknown)
> discovery that the bcomm drivers were non-functional and updated the
> kernel/redhat to use tg3 drivers (had to update everything to keep the
> openmanage compatable).
>
> Anyway,  the tg3 seem to work... more or less.  I have intermitten kernel
> freezes on a couple of machines and have noticed the Octet count doesn't
> report correctly along with some other  flakey behaviors that are tempting
> to atttribute to the network driver.
>
> So, my question is:
>     Should I change the network drivers when I'm onsite next week?
>     If so,  to what (tg3 or bcomm)
>     And, what's the easiest way to do this?  Will I need to reload the
> kernel, compile to drivers?  Can I just drop them in and load them as a
> kernel module with insmod?
>
> Thanks-
>
> Jared




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