Bug 119226 - Need Network support for Broadcom BCM5751
Need Network support for Broadcom BCM5751
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeff Garzik
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2004-03-26 13:30 EST by Clark Fredenburg
Modified: 2013-07-02 22:18 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-07-14 15:09:16 EDT
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Description Clark Fredenburg 2004-03-26 13:30:01 EST
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Description of problem:
Thre is no support for the Broadcom BCM5751 NIC.

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install Fedora Core 2 Test1 from CDs
2. Check for NIC HW support

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Comment 1 Dave Jones 2004-03-28 19:34:57 EST
does it work if you explicitly tell it to try the tg3 driver?
Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2004-03-29 15:20:21 EST
Also, does it work better with a later kernel?

lspci output?
Comment 3 Clark Fredenburg 2004-07-14 11:45:11 EDT
The BCM5751 is now working in Fedora Core 2.90 Test 1.  It is showing
up as a Generic tg3 device.

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