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tg3 driver

Posted by sirocco 
tg3 driver
November 04, 2008 08:42AM

Many laptops have Ethernet Broadcom NetXtreme interface. Unfortunately the driver tg3 is not compiled in elive.
Could you please add it in the next release. (or maybe it could be downloaded from a repository ?)

Re: tg3 driver
February 03, 2017 08:18PM
If a user attempted to apply an NVRAM firmware update when running the tg3 module provided with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6 kernels, the update could fail. As a consequence, the Network Interface Card (NIC) could stay in an unusable state and this could prevent the entire system from booting. The tg3 module has been updated to correctly apply firmware updates. (BZ#1182903). While updating kernel RPM is recommended solution, some other possible options for doing firmware updates are Boot from an alternate kernel that provides older tg3 driver version. Use hardware manufacture's offline firmware update method. Use hardware manufacture's provided tg3 driver that has already addressed timeout issue. If you want essay related topic you can go for custom essay writing service will get better result.
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