SuSE Now you will need to rebuild the bcm module. Please read all restrictions and disclaimers. The driver loads during system configuration, and the Broadcom banner, the adapter name, the MAC address, the IRQ number, the detected line speed, and the bus number BusNum and device number DevNum of the adapter are displayed. Off No Mbps link; possible link at different speed, possible bad cable, bad connector, or configuration mismatch. Alternatively, use Broadcom Advanced Control Suite 2 see Broadcom Advanced Control Suite 2 to view the bus number, function port number, and device number assigned to each adapter Windows users only. This is because Plug and Play on W2k may fail to commit any change in the network protocol binding. The following table lists known miscellaneous problems and solutions:

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This is known problem with Windows Insert the floppy disk containing the Broadcom ODI bit driver files into the floppy disk drive.

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This problem can be overcome by configuring the firmware to operate in forced pci mode. As the files are being loaded, the system attempts to attach to a Gogabit system using the frame types specified in Net.

If the adapter passes the tests, the other adapters may be causing contention.

Change to drive F and log on to the NetWare system. This is because some of the older servers are advertising themselves as PCI-X capable systems.


The following table lists known Broadcom Boot Agent problems and solutions: Example keyword entries for the LineSpeedand Duplex keywords are shown below:. Press F10 to save and continue. Ping an IP host on the network to verify connection has iggabit established: The naming convention is to allow end users to quickly identify the adapter with corresponding team and VLAN. This chapter provides the following information: Consult manual pages for more information on ‘ifconfig’ and boadcom.

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All other member’s links will disconnect and reconnect. To verify that the bcm This is a limitation of the Windows network installation paradigm, where this invalid configuration is still allowed. Checking if Correct Drivers are Loaded.

This is a 3rd party issue. The Broadcom Advanced Control Suite, Vital Sign screen allows you to view vital adapter information, network status, and network connectivity. The values for the BusNum, DevNum, and FuncNum keywords are displayed in hexadecimal notation when the driver loads on the adapter.

The minimum Margin and Frequency Margin fields in the Cable Length display are derived from these graphs. Software Problems and Solutions. In configuring BASP team configuration, the actual changes of the configuration is not committed until the user click “OK” in “Network Properties” window.

The names of the icons created by BASP therefore are not recommended to be changed. No link; possible gigahit at different speed, possible bad cable, bad connector, or configuration mismatch. The ODI driver software can be configured by adding specific optional keywords to the Net.


Install the adapter in another functioning system and run the tests again. Remove all other adapters from the system and run the tests again.

Do not change the default settings for any of the other items in the Installation Configuration Summary.

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Users can choose not to reboot and continue configuring intermediate driver without having any side effect. The cable status will display possible problems associated with the cable if the cable is not in working order. If 2 or more adapters that have a good link have the same Device ID, the ODI driver software loads on the adapter that is located in the slot having the lowest bus number.

No 10 Mbps link; possible link at different sos, possible bad cable, bad connector, or configuration mismatch. ACT Blinking Brief bursts of data detected on the port. If a user chooses not click OK and instead goes back to the BASP team configuration window, all the previous uncommitted changes will be lost and user will need to reenter the configurations.