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hardwareissues [2010/08/11 11:28]
cinquero
hardwareissues [2010/10/14 04:26]
dali Broadcom 57711
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 ==== How to Fix ==== ==== How to Fix ====
  
-3com deliver a firmware upgrade ​and can be downloaded ​[[ftp://​ftp.3com.com/​pub/​nic/​3c90x/​util430.exe|here]]. +3com deliver a firmware upgrade ​which used to live [[ftp://​ftp.3com.com/​pub/​nic/​3c90x/​util430.exe|here]]; however the upgrade is apparently no longer available direct from 3Com but copies can still be found on [[http://​www.filewatcher.com/​m/​util430.exe.1945735.0.0.html|other sites]]. This file has to be decompressed and run in a real dos mode.
-This file have to be decompressed and run in a real dos mode.+
  
 Then run //​mbaflash.exe//​ Then run //​mbaflash.exe//​
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 ==== How to Fix ===== ==== How to Fix =====
-The undionly solution seems to be broken with that chipset. Use r8169 driver instead.+  * Buy another NIC. Really. I tried two and both did never work reliably (link problems -- either no link detected or DHCP answers missed -- could be a firmware issue, but how do I fix the firmware when I need to boot with that NIC??). 
 +  * The undionly solution seems to be broken with that chipset. Use r8169 driver instead
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 +===== Broadcom NetXtreme II BCM 57711 (10 Gbit) ===== 
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 +Network card in HP Proliant BL460c G6. 
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 +==== Symptoms ==== 
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 +gPXE with undionly.**kk**pxe driver fails to access network. 
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 +==== How to Fix ===== 
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 +Use undionly.**k**pxe instead. Please note that undionly.kpxe does not support cached DHCP settings, i e "set use-cached 1" will not work.

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