While tg3 is a fully functioning driver written by Red Hat et al, Broadcom recommends users to use the bcm driver written and tested by Broadcom. Anything is fair game. Or why ifconfig doesn’t even list my wireless device, but the network manager does? Optional parameters for the driver can be supplied as command line arguments to the insmod command. Trouble is, I’m trying to do this with suse – would the kernel module be around somewhere ubuntu-related for me to just pick it up that way? Identical source files to build the driver are included in both packages.
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Broadcom NIC bcm on 2. I’m now staring in dismay at the list of errors they’re all code errors, like undeclared variables being used, structures missing stuff and wondering if anyone’s already done the hard work and debugged their mess and built the kernel module?
Note that Mbps must be negotiated for copper twisted bcm570 links. The list of adapters only offer one Broadcom adapter the “Tigon3” which isn’t mine. Trouble is, I’m trying to do this with suse – would the kernel module be around somewhere ubuntu-related for me to just pick it up that way?
The driver is released in two packaging formats: I’m sick of trying to hack their junk, and debiqn need to get wireless on a Dell Inspiron fast. If you need to reset your password, click here. Find More Posts by klauswunderlich. By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. I think I should add a little more information for anyone to be able to help me: Has anyone successfully built a working driver based on broadcom’s code for a 2.
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I promise I’m not a lazy person, it’s just that I really don’t want to spend time working on a box that just has to do one little job and then will be taken away from me immediately and reformatted, deleting any work I’d put in on it. Broadcom bcm driver Has anyone successfully built a working driver based on broadcom’s code for a 2.
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Use ifconfig to bring down all eth interfaces used by tg3 and do the following to unload the tg3 driver: All times are GMT The driver has been tested up to kernel version 2. And wants to provide a link to the module driver such that I can just download it? Are you new to LinuxQuestions. Enables or disables autonegotiation.
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