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Re: [SLE] Network problems..
You may attempt downloading and installing linux drivers from
http://www.broadcom.com/drivers/downloaddrivers.php

Had the same probnlem with IBM G40 and the trick worked for me.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Anders Norrbring" <lists@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <suse-linux-e@xxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, February 07, 2005 8:42 AM
Subject: RE: [SLE] Network problems..


> On Sun February 6 2005 11:44 am, Anders Norrbring wrote:
> > I have a MSI motherboard with integrated gigbit network, Broadcom
> NetXtreme
> > 5788 chip.
> >
> > This board has worked really fine with Windows XP for more than 6
> months,
> > but now when I try to run SuSE Linux on it I run into serious problems.
> >
> > After a while it seems like the network "dies" on me and I loose
> > connection. If I then do a "/etc/init.d/network restart" it comes up
> again.
> >
> > Are there any known issues? I could put in a separate NIC, but if
> there's
> > a solution with the onboard chip I can as well use it.
>
> Can we assume that you've turned off ALL of the "power" features in the
> BIOS?


Yes we can.. :) Nothing at all is enabled when it comes to power saving
etc.

Anders.


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