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Re: NetBSD 4.0 and bnx NIC

Subject: Re: NetBSD 4.0 and bnx NIC
From: Manuel Bouyer
Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2008 21:19:23 UTC
Newsgroups: fa.netbsd.help

On Wed, Jan 16, 2008 at 03:53:30PM +0100, Axel.Gruner@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> 
> i just installed NetBSD 4.0 on our IBM HS-20 Blade Center directly on the
> SAN. Worked like a charm (with FreeBSD i can only install 6.1, and also
> need some tricks to do so...).
> The only problem is the NIC.
> 
> dmesg output:
> 
> bnx0 at pci10 dev0 function0: Broadcom NetXtreme II BCM5708 1000 BASE-SX
> SerDes controllers are not supported!
> bnx1 at pci12 dev0 function0: Broadcom NetXtreme II BCM5708 1000 BASE-SX
> SerDes controllers are not supported!
> 
> Is there a way to get this NIC working?

If some other opensource OS has it working (preferably a BSD), it should be
possible to make it work.

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Manuel Bouyer <bouyer@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference
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