release.txt Driver File Contents (R250303.exe)

                            Broadcom (R) Corporation
                         Broadcom Ethernet Software Kit
                             RELEASE 12.4.4.1 Gold
                            (Internal Build ID 1204)
                           (Monday, November 02, 2009)

                                 RELEASE NOTES

Summary
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- Gold Release for the Broadcom 12.4 project.


Caveats
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- .NET Framework 2.0 or later is a prerequisite for BACS3 functionality.
- .NET Framework 2.0 can be downloaded from the following link for x86 and x64
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=0856EACB-4362-4B0D-8EDD-AAB15C5E04F5&displaylang=en
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=b44a0000-acf8-4fa1-affb-40e78d788b00&DisplayLang=en

- Boot code revised back to 3.71 to resolve Telstra Interrupt storm issues.
- DASH changes didn't permit us to validate the firmware at the time of this release. Only touch testing was performed.
- Dell reported WHQL failure is untested due to lack of availability of Vista 64 factory image.
- B57 driver version 12.4.1.0 has limited testing.


Software Compatibility
======================
This release of software supports:
- BCM5751 NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet Adapter 
- BCM5754 NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet Adapter 
- BCM5751F NetLink Ethernet Adapter 
- BCM5751M NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet Adapter 
- BCM5752 NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet Adapter 
- BCM5754M NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet Adapter 
- BCM5753 NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet Adapter 
- BCM5755M NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet Adapter 
- BCM5756ME NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet Adapter 
- BCM5787 NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet Adapter 
- BCM5906 NetLink Ethernet Adapter 
- BCM5906M NetLink Ethernet Adapter 
- BCM5764M NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet Adapter 
- BCM5784M NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet Adapter 
- BCM5761EM NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet Adapter 
- BCM5761M NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet Adapter 
- BCM57760 NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet Adapter 
- BCM57780 NetLink Gigabit Ethernet Adapter 
- BCM57788 NetLink Gigabit Ethernet Adapter 
- BCM57790 NetLink Fast Ethernet Adapter


Contents of the CD
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**** Release Version Information Table ****

Product                            Version        Previous Release

Windows 2000                       12.4.1.0*      <<   12.4.0.2
Windows NT4                        10.62.1.2c     10.62.1.2c
Windows XP/Server 2003 x64         12.4.1.0*      <<   12.4.0.2
Windows XP/Server 2003 x86         12.4.1.0*      <<   12.4.0.2
Windows 7/Vista/Server 2008 ia32   12.4.1.0*      <<   12.4.0.2
Windows 7/Vista/Server 2008 x64    12.4.1.0*      <<   12.4.0.2
Windows 7/Vista NL_57 x64          12.4.0.3*      <<   12.4.0.2
Windows 7/Vista NL_57 x86          12.4.0.3*      <<   12.4.0.2
Windows XP NL_K57 x64              12.4.0.3*      <<   12.4.0.2
Windows XP NL_K57 x86              12.4.0.3*      <<   12.4.0.2
Windows 2000 NL_K57                12.4.0.3*      <<   12.4.0.2
BASP Windows 2000                  6.3.21*        <<   6.3.20
BASP Windows XP/Server 2003 ia32   6.3.21*        <<   6.3.20
BASP Windows XP/Server 2003 x64    6.3.21*        <<   6.3.20
BASP Windows 2008/Vista ia32       1.3.12*        <<   1.3.11
BASP Windows 2008/Vista x64        1.3.12*        <<   1.3.11
Dos Ndis2 NX1                      12.4.0         12.4.0
Linux DKMS NX1                     3.99p          3.99p
Linux Tg3                          3.99p          3.99p
Netware ODI 16 NX1                 12.4.0         12.4.0
Netware ODI 32 NX1                 12.23          12.23
PXE NX1                            12.4.4         <<   12.4.2
ASF 2.0 Firmware                   8.04           8.04
Bootcode for 5751                  3.65           3.65
Bootcode for 5751F                 3.65           3.65
Bootcode for 5751m                 3.65           3.65
Bootcode for 5752                  3.30           3.30
Bootcode for 5753                  3.65           3.65
Bootcode for 5754                  3.26           3.26
Bootcode for 5754m                 3.26           3.26
Bootcode for 5755m                 3.33           3.33
Bootcode for 5756m                 3.11           3.11
Bootcode for 5761                  3.71           3.71
Bootcode for 5761E                 3.71           3.71
Bootcode for 5764M                 3.36           <<   3.35
Bootcode for 5784M                 3.36           <<   3.35
Bootcode for 5787                  3.26           3.26
Bootcode for 5906                  3.04           3.04
Bootcode for 5906m                 3.04           3.04
Bootcode for 57760                 3.19           3.19
Bootcode for 57780                 3.19           3.19
Bootcode for 57788                 3.19           3.19
Bootcode for 57790                 3.19           3.19
SelfBoot Patch for 5764M           2.19           2.19
SelfBoot Patch for 5784M           2.19           2.19
SelfBoot Patch for 57760           2.07           2.07
SelfBoot Patch for 57780           2.07           2.07
SelfBoot Patch for 57788           2.07           2.07
SelfBoot Patch for 57790           2.07           2.07
Management Agent                   1.24.0         1.23.1
ASF Remote Config                  3.03           3.03
ASF Silent Config                  7.0.3          7.0.3
BACS                               12.4.1         <<   12.4.0
BACScli                            2.0.21         2.0.21 
BMAPI                              7.17.15        7.17.15
CABW32                             6.2.1          6.2.1
Check Firmware                     1.29           1.29
CIM for Windows                    12.2.11        12.2.11
Dos Diagnostic NX1                 12.41          12.41
TruManage ad setup                 1.23.0         1.23.0
TruManage firmware                 1.24.0.8       <<   1.23.0.6
TruManage util                     1.24.4         <<   1.24.1
TruManage wmi config               2.00           2.00
Firmware Upgrade for Linux  NX1    2.0.12         2.0.12
Firmware Upgrade for Windows  NX1  7.0.19         7.0.19
Linux Bmapi                        6.6.0          6.6.0
Linux Diagnostic NX1               1.75a          1.75a
Driver Mgmt Apps Installer         12.52.01       <<   12.52.01
HTML User Manual          2CS57XX-CDUM607-R       2CS57XX-CDUM607-R 
pcHealth User Guide                12.2.0         12.2.0 


Note: An asterisk (*) following a version number represents a certified driver.
Arrows (<<) between versions indicate the component has been updated from the previous released software kit.


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