tg3 Drivers kernel 2.4.18-10smp
eric at reaction-eng.com
Fri Jan 10 19:54:00 CST 2003
In /etc/modules.conf change:
alias ethX tg3
alias ethX bcm5700
then reboot or whatever.
The latest redhat errata kernel /may/ have a working tg3, but it didn't work
On Friday 10 January 2003 14:20, Jared Saul wrote:
> 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?
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