Bug 51707 - RFE: BCM5820 detection/activation
RFE: BCM5820 detection/activation
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kudzu (Show other bugs)
7.3
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-08-14 00:48 EDT by Michael E Brown
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:22 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-08-24 16:49:25 EDT
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Description Michael E Brown 2001-08-14 00:48:34 EDT
Kudzu needs to detect the Broadcom SSL offload card. PCI ID info below:

#lspci
00:0e.0 Co-processor: BROADCOM Corporation: Unknown device 5820 (rev 10) 

#lspci -n
00:0e.0 Class 0b40: 14e4:5820 (rev 10)   

Actions that need to happen on card detection:
1) If the bcm5820 rpm is installed, then "chkconfig --level 2345 bcm5820 
on"

2) If the bcm5820 rpm is not installed, direct the user to install the 
bcm5820 rpm and then run the command above.

On card removal:
1) if the rpm is still installed: chkconfig --level 2345 bcm5820 off

Pretty simple, eh?
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2001-08-14 00:53:42 EDT
Turning the initscript on and off we can do; will be in kudzu-0.99.14-1. A
dialog for installing the package is not going to happen.
Comment 2 Michael E Brown 2001-08-24 16:19:28 EDT
This is not working. In /etc/sysconfig/hwconf I get:
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class: OTHER
bus: PCI
detached: 0
driver: unknown
desc: "Broadcom Corporation|unknown device 14e4:5820"
vendorId: 14e4
deviceId: 5820
subVendorId: 14e4
subDeviceId: 0010
pciType: 1
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And in lspci, I still get:
00:0e.0 Co-processor: BROADCOM Corporation: Unknown device 5820 (rev 10)

The RPM is installed, but kudzu doesn't ask to configure the device, nor does it
chkconfig the service on.

This is with kudzu-0.99.14-1, on a fresh RC1 install.
Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 2001-08-24 16:28:40 EDT
Did you install kudzu after the RC1 install?
Comment 4 Michael E Brown 2001-08-24 16:36:25 EDT
No. This is straight RC1. You mentioned in your first comments that
kudzu-0.99.14-1 would have the fix in. This is the version that is installed in
RC1. Is there a later version that I need to try?

Comment 5 Bill Nottingham 2001-08-24 16:49:19 EDT
Will be fixed in 0.99.21-1.

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