release.txt Driver File Contents (Broadcom5751_64bit.zip)

                             Broadcom (R) Corporation
                         Broadcom Ethernet Software CD for
                           the BCM5751 Ethernet Adapter
                                  RELEASE 8.1b.4
                                    (5/6/2005)

                                RELEASE NOTES

Summary:
- Gold Release Update for the Broadcom 8.1b project.
- Updated 5751 bootcode to v3.47
- Updated Netware ODI32 driver to v8.51a

Software Compatibility
======================

This release of software supports:
- BCM5702 NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet Adapter with A2 step silicon
- BCM5705 NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet Adapter with A1, A3 step silicon
- BCM5751 NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet with A0, A1 step silicon
- BCM5752 NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet Adapter with A1 step silicon

Contents of the CD
==================
*** Release Version Information Table ***
                  
Product                 	   Version   Previous Rel.
                  
Windows NT4 Driver                 8.27.1C   8.27.1C 
Windows 98SE/ME Driver             8.27.1C   8.27.1C 
Windows 2000 Driver                8.27.1C*  8.27.1C*
Windows XP Driver                  8.27.1C*  8.27.1C* 
Windows XP x64 Driver              8.27.1C*  8.27.1C* 
DOS NDIS2 Driver                   8.19      8.19
Netware ODI32 Driver               8.51a     8.51           
Netware ODI16 Driver               8.17      8.17 
Linux Driver                       8.1.55    8.1.55
DOS Diagnostics                    8.04      8.04
PXE                                8.1.53    8.1.53
Bootcode for 5702                  2.37      2.37
Bootcode for 5705                  3.18      3.18
Bootcode for 5751                  3.47      3.46
Bootcode for 5751m                 3.47      3.46
Bootcode for 5752                  3.10      3.10
Bootcode for 5753                  3.46      3.46
Bootcode for 5781                  3.46      3.46
Bootcode for 5788                  3.26      3.26
Bootcode for 5789                  3.46      3.46
BACS                               8.1.51    8.1.51 
BMAPI                              7.2.14    7.2.14
CABW32            		   6.1.6     6.1.6 
User Guide                         5.02.04   5.02.04
Driver Installer                   8.13.02   8.13.02 
BACS Installer                     8.55.01   8.55.01


Note: An asterisk (*) following a version number represents a certified driver.       

This release contains the following software programs:

BCM5751 Miniport Driver for Microsoft Windows XP32 - b57xp32.sys 
Refer to the RELEASE.TXT file on the installation CD in the \WinXP\IA32 
subdirectory for latest changes.

BCM5751 Miniport Driver for Microsoft Windows XP x64 (AMD64 drivers) - b57amd64.sys 
Refer to the RELEASE.TXT file on the installation CD in the \WinXP\x64 
subdirectory for latest changes.

BCM5751 Miniport Driver for Microsoft Windows 2000 - b57w2k.sys 
Refer to the RELEASE.TXT file on the installation CD in the \Win2K
subdirectory for latest changes.

BCM5751 DOS NDIS2 Driver - b57.dos.
Refer to the RELEASE.TXT file on the installation CD in the \NDIS2 for latest changes.

BCM5751 Linux Driver 
This driver supports LINUX Redhat Version 2.2, 6.x, 7.0, and 7.2.  Refer to the 
RELEASE.TXT file on the installation CD in the \linux subdirectory for 
latest changes.

BCM5751 Server ODI Driver - b57.lan 
Refer to the RELEASE.TXT file on the installation CD in the \Netware\ODI32 subdirectory for latest changes.

BCM5751 DOS ODI Driver - b57.com
Refer to the RELEASE.TXT file on the installation CD in the \Netware\ODI16 subdirectory for latest changes.

BCM5751 User/Manufacturing Diagnostic 
This DOS program provides a comprehensive user diagnostic to diagnose the 
BCM5751 adapter in pass or no pass criteria.  The test result can be saved 
in a file by executing command b57diag with -l <filename> as an option.  
Refer to the RELEASE.TXT file on the installation CD in the \DOS\UserDiag 
subdirectory for latest changes.

Boot Code - BCM5751 Boot Code Firmware - Refer to the RELEASE.TXT file on the installation CD in the \dos\bootcode subdirectory pertaining to your network controller for the latest changes.  Please note there are two different boot code images at this time, the 'a' at the end of one of the files denotes it's PCI-E v1.0a complaint.  The file without the 'a' denotes PCI-E v1.0 complaince.


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