=========================================================== Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet Adapter DMI PCI Hot Plug Service for Windows NT 4.0 Release Notes Dec 30, 2002 Copyright(c) 2000, Broadcom Corporation. All right reserved =========================================================== Changes in v1.09: -Changed Bmapi suspend/resume driver interface calls to include getting Bmapi mutex. This is required for newer Bmapi API. This change affects all BCM570x. This fix resolved the NIC no-link-up after hot swap issue in all BCM570x NICs. Changes in v1.08: -Fixed the unrecognized-NIC problem by hotplug application after system startup. Changes in v1.07: -Recompiled to use the latest BMAPI.DLL v2.2.23. Changes in v1.06: -Recompiled to use the latest BMAPI.DLL. Changes in v1.05: -Reduced CPU utilization. Fixed memory leak and service stop problem. Utilized BMAPI event callback mechanism to refresh LBFO team member states instead of polling. Changes in v1.04: -Fixed the LBFO team member state information not being refreshed after a hot swap of a member as that member was selected at the end of the hot swap process to rejoin the team as the primary member of the LBFO team. Changes in v1.02: -Fixed Broadcom LBFO team member NICs state update to allow hot swap of the inactive card in the event that the card has been failovered due to transmit/receive failures. Changes in v1.01: -Supports non failover member NIC card hot swap. -FLB status is polled. ---------------------------------------------------------------------- -The Broadcom DMI PCI Hot Plug feature requires the Broadcom Management Application Program Interface (BMAPI) be installed to work properly. This file should be installed in the target system's System32 directory. Look for the presence of the file bmapi.dll. -Requires IBM Hot Plug Services v4.2 or newer to ensure proper operations. This version contains important bug fixes to galvanize proper hot plug operations. This version can be downloaded from the IBM website: "www-1.ibm.com/servlet/support/manager?rs=0&rt=0&org=psg&doc=MIGR-4BLKLS" or can be located through the IBM website search on "Hot Plug Services for Windows NT 4". -Requires the existence of the DMI Service Provider software v2.0 from Smart Technology Enabler or Intel in the target system for the DMI PCI Hot Plug Service to work. -DMI Service Provider software v2.0 has to be installed prior to the installation of the Broadcom DMI PCI Hot Plug Service. -The b57dmihp.mif file should be installed where the OEM DMI management software is installed. Typically, the DMI Management software is installed in \Program Files\OEM directory. The b57dmihp.mif should be installed into Program Files\OEM\DMI\Win32\mifs directory. The following files are installed from the OEM Hot Plug Software Kit. These Files have to be installed in the target system's Windows NT4.0 System32 directory after the installation of the Hot Plug application software. hotplug.sys swapdmi.dll nssevlog.dll nssrv.exe nssrv.mif swaplog.dll hotdmi.dll hotevlog.dll hotevent.exe hotplugc.cpl hotsrv.exe hotsrv.dll hotpnp.exe hotplug.mif The following files are installed from the OEM Hot Plug Software Kit. These Files have to be installed in the target system's OEM Hot Plug PCI product directory. I.e. in Dell system, these files are typically located in \Program Files\Dell Computer Corporation\Dell PCI Hot Plug Services if default installation path was selected during installation of the Hot Plug application software. hotswap.exe hotdevs.ini hotplug.hlp hotplug.cnt -Hot Add feature is not fully tested. Installation of a new BCM5700 NIC does not launch the Control Panel's Network NIC Adapter installation screen. This problem is due to the test target system's inability to stablize the power-on sequence on the newly seated NIC on the PCI slot. The test target system's PCI slot green LED remains flashing after being pushed. This LED should be on constantly to signal that the new NIC has been powered on properly. -Hot Add for Windows NT4.0 is not supported in the Dell servers.Download Driver Pack
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