Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet Adapter for .NET, WindowsXP, Windows 2000, Windows NT4.0 Cable Management Dynamic Linked Library (DLL) Module Release Notes Aug 20, 2002 Copyright(c) 2001, Broadcom Corporation, All Rights Reserved =============================================================== Changes in ver 0.22 Fixed return cable loss bug for BCM5704. Changes in ver 0.21 Added support for BCM5705 Changes in ver 0.20 Added support for TT mode in BCM5704. Changes in ver 0.19 Added detailed information to diagnose cable failures especially with the Ethernet@WireSpeed feature. Changes in ver 0.18 Added support for BCM5704. Changes in ver 0.17 Added support for BCM5703/02. Changes in ver 0.16 Modified BMAPI.DLL version check to work with the latest version of the BMAPI. Changes in ver 0.15 -Rebuilt files to use the latest bmapi.h file to fix the version check issue. Changes in ver 0.14 -Supports BCM5701 based NIC. Changes in ver 0.13 -Modified to support bmapi.dll v1.32. Supports BCM5700 only. Changes in ver 0.12: -Added support for BCM5701. Changes in ver 0.11: -Added interface function to set phy in autoneg/f1000 modes. This is needed so broken cable distance will work properly when there is a switch over of a different cable. Changes in ver 0.10: -Modified some API funtion declarations to return more information. Changes in ver 0.09: -Removed checking for BMAPI physical card handle since BMAPI has verified the handle validity. -Added broken cable distance calculation. -This version works with BASCS control suite v1.25 or newer. Changes in ver 0.08: -Fixed the pair polarity change problem. Pair polarity test determines the cable pair polarity for straight CAT5 cable. Changes in ver 0.07: -Software work around to reverse the pair polarity value for wire map because BCM5700 NIC board has it reversed on board rev16 and older. Changes in ver 0.06: -Modified wiremap polarity reading to read back the raw values. Previous polarity values were intepreted based on the local MDIX setting. -The pair swap values which determine a straight/crossed cable based on A<->B and C<->D pairs will not return reliable values because remote gigabit PHY's MDIX setting can not be obtained to realistically determine the cable pair swapping condition. Local MDIX plus other MII registers information are not sufficient to determine the pair swap information.Download Driver Pack
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