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Re: [SLE] bcm5700.o certified SuSE SMP driver issue
On Fri, 2002-10-04 at 13:32, Christopher Mahmood wrote:
> * Johnathan Bailes (johnathan.bailes@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx) [021004 04:18]:
> > Any suggestion on another better supported Gigabit card cards maybe the
> > AMD hammer developer has a suggestion?
>
> Intel?
>
> > This is starting to strain the push to SuSE servers in some of the lower
> > rank and file IT folks someone even said that Windows was starting to
> > look good.
>
> Well, the buggy driver doesn't speak much against Linux since it was
> written by Broadcom.

Yes, but getting corporate to understand this is like explaining quantum
physics to caveman. They just don't get it.

>
> So setting the mac address manually didn't work?

Yes, it worked but my boss is having a fit since he does not want
possible MAC address conflicts associated with setting it manually.

We are probably going to go with another card, again, any suggestions on
Gigabit cards that have less issues than this?

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Johnathan Bailes BAE Systems ESI


"UNIX was not designed to stop you from doing stupid things, because
that would also stop you from doing clever things." - Doug Gwyn
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