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Make sure that the cable length and rating are compliant with the requirements listed in ” Connecting the Network Cables. Do not change the default settings for any of the other items in the Installation Configuration Summary. The DevNum keyword value, which represents the assigned device number, is a hexadecimal number ranging from 0 to The two graphs represent the values calculated by the Cable Loss and Return Loss algorithms. Try inserting the adapter in another slot.

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

Check for specific hardware problems, such as obvious damage to board gigabut or the PCI edge connector. The name of the icon is only meaningful to the Network Properties window. The LineSpeed keyword requires a decimal number and of either 10,or The following table lists known BASP problems and solutions that apply to all operating systems: The FuncNum keyword value, which represents the function port number of a multiport adapter, is a hexadecimal number with 0 representing the first port and 1 representing the second port.

Please read all restrictions and disclaimers. The Broadcom Advanced Control Suite, Vital Sign screen allows you to view vital adapter information, network status, and network connectivity.

The following status information is displayed: Refer to ” Broadcom Advanced Control Suite ,” for setups and initialization.


When this happens, reboot the system will enable the virtual connection again. If necessary, reconfiguring the driver software after installation. The DevNum keyword value, which represents the assigned device number, is a hexadecimal number ranging from 0 to The name of the icon is usually in the form of “Local Area Connection ” and where is a number starting from 1.

Broadcom has observed that ICS allow any available network connection to be “outside” and “inside” connection, regardless of the BASP team configuration.

This is because the system BIOS in some system does not set the cache line size and the latency timer, after the adapter is added by Hot Plug.

Problems using Ghost with a Broadcom Gigabit NIC

To verify that the driver is loaded properly, type. To verify that the Ethernet interface is up and running, broadccom ‘ifconfig’ to check the status of the Ethernet interface.

Software Problems and Solutions. Broadcom recommends that the user not select any network connection that is part of the BASP team to be “outside” and “inside.

Broadcom NetXtreme Ethernet Controller Driver 15.0.1 for DOS NDIS2

This problem can be overcome by rebooting the system. Sometimes the system administrators will rename these icons to easily differentiate the network connections.

If compiling the driver under SuSE’s 7. If the adapter passed the tests in the new system, the original system may be defective. On Dod of data detected on the port. Margin yields the minimum distance between the measured cable pair and the maximum IEEE Use the ping command to determine if network connectivity is working.


Replace the failed adapter with one that is known to work properly. Try inserting the adapter in another slot.

This is because some of the older servers are advertising themselves as PCI-X capable systems. If the driver fails to load, an initialization fail message appears.

This is because Plug and Play on W2k may fail to commit any change in the network protocol binding. For proper operation make sure that the STP spanning tree protocol is disabled or portfast mode for Cisco is enabled on the port to which the PXE client is connected.

Windows networking is shipped with the Internet Connection Sharing ICSwhich is designed to allow multiple computers accessing the Internet via a Windows system. Able to create Broadcom LAC connections icons having same name under network properties menu.

Verifying that the MS-DOS operating system files are installed on your system hard disk or are available on a removable storage device.