[rescue] best NIC for Solaris/x86?

Patrick Giagnocavo patrick at mail.zill.net
Wed May 4 21:34:08 CDT 2005

On Thu, May 05, 2005 at 12:26:50PM +1000, Sean Batt wrote:
> Been there, tried that. Doesn't support the chipset in the GX280:
> Vendor:  0x14E4 Broadcom	
> Device Id: 0x1677
> Chip Number: 	BCM5751x
> Chip Description: 	NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet PCI Express
> Incidentally, the driver from Broadcom doesn't install cleanly
> as there's a conflict with some of the drivers already installed
> in Sol 10. I had to fiddle the add driver script or config file
> or whatever to get it to install.

Did you mess about with the driver aliases or whatever for the freeware driver?

Ah well, Intel pro/100 cards are available pretty cheap, so just use
one of those.


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