The values for the BusNum, DevNum, and FuncNum keywords are displayed in hexadecimal notation when the driver loads on the adapter. To be able to successfully install the adapter driver in the MS-DOS environment, the adapter must be installed before you install the adapter driver. Use the ping command to determine if network connectivity is working. This section provides a list of known software problems and solutions for the operating systems below. To verify that the Ethernet interface is up and running, run ‘ifconfig’ to check the status of the Ethernet interface.

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Broadcom NetXtreme Ethernet Controller Driver 15.0.1 for DOS NDIS2

In this case, displayed cable length is meaningless since the correct cable length cannot be calculated properly with a broken cable. Installing the Driver Software. Verify that the Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet adapter driver software has been installed on your system.

If compiling the driver under SuSE’s 7. MODEL expects a decimal number. The following section describes how to run the cable diagnostics f rom the Broadcom Advanced Control Suite. The following table lists known BASP problems and solutions that yigabit to all operating systems: In Windowseach network adapter installed properly will have an icon in Network Properties window.

If a PCI scan utility displays adapter 1 at bus 4 and device 11 hexadecimalgigabih adapter 3 at bus 3 and device 13 hexadecimalthe following load instructions are written to the Net. The Duplex keyword is used to force the duplex mode of the adapter.


For proper operation make sure that the STP spanning tree broaddom is disabled or portfast mode for Cisco is enabled on the port to which the PXE client is connected. Verify that the MS-DOS operating system files are installed on your braodcom hard disk or are available on a removable storage device. The cable status will display possible problems associated with the cable if the cable is not in working order.

When user has finished all the configuration, it is required to reboot. Refer to ” Broadcom Advanced Control Suite ,” for setups and initialization. This is a limitation of the Windows network installation paradigm, where this invalid configuration is still allowed.

Do not change the default settings for any of the other items in the Installation Configuration Summary. Sometimes the system administrators will rename these icons to easily differentiate the network connections.

ODI Driver Software: Broadcom NetXtreme® 57XX User Guide

Users can choose not to reboot and continue configuring intermediate driver without having any side effect. If the driver fails to load, an initialization fail message appears. The blue graph is the IEEE Hardware Diagnostics Loopback diagnostic tests are available for testing the adapter hardware under Windows.

The ODI driver software can be configured by adding specific optional keywords to the Net. On Streams of data detected on the port. The names of the icons created by BASP therefore are not recommended to be changed. Active adapters are listed.


Broadcom NetLink Gigabit Ethernet Software for DOS – ThinkPad R500, R61, R61e, R61i

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. As a workaround, the user should always click “OK” in “Network Properties” window after making changes. If the driver fails to load, an initialization fail message is displayed.

These two keywords are needed if multiple Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet adapters are installed in a system, and each adapter must be loaded in a specific order.

Change to the directory where the extracted files are located.

The unit is in dB. If it has not, install it see Installing the Driver Software. The two graphs represent the values calculated by the Cable Loss and Return Loss algorithms. This utility allows you to determine whether the problem is netxtrme the adapter or in the cable plant.