release.txt Driver File Contents (570249.exe)

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	    Broadcom Gigabit Ethernet DOS/OS2 NDIS2 Driver

			 version 6.32

	    Copyright (c) 2002-2003 Broadcom Corporation
		     All rights reserved.
		         Feb 20, 2003



02/20/03 - v6.32-
        Fixed intermittent error in EMM386 introduced since v5.25.
        Fixed problem of identify the second 5704 on the same system.
        Fixed loss connection during file copy with 5700 in 10MB.
        Removed 5704 fiber support. 

02/15/03 - v6.31-
        Fixed problem with forced LineSpeed and Duplex of new PXE's LM.

02/12/03 - v6.30-
	Updated with PXE's LM v6.0.3 and have following fixes:
           1) Fix bug in Transmit routine that did not preserve EAX register causing  
              intermittent problems when running with DOS-Extender Applications.
           2) Fix passing traffic problem with 5700 B0&B2.
           3) Fix "security flaw" in packet padding.
           4) Make some "branding" changes.
           5) Add recognition of new Device IDs for 5705/5901 A2/A3.
           6) Merged source code with DOS and OS2.

02/05/03 - v6.29-
        Enabled 5704.
        No release for v5.29-v6.18.

01/28/03 - v5.28-
        Added key word NodeAddress in Protocol.ini.
        Resolved duplicate name if driver loaded more than once to support multiple
        adapters.

01/23/03 - v5.27-
        Add Set Station Address function.
        Support multiple adapters by recognize the previously loaded driver(s).
        No DOS release.

01/20/03 - v5.26-
        Fix a Tx/Rx HW race condition where only Tx was reported with forcing
        Status Block to update periodically (every 55ms).
        No OS2 release.

01/17/03 - v5.25-
        EOI before handle own interrupt.
        Correction releasing transmission resources logic.
        Fix a Tx/Rx HW race condition where only Tx was reported.
        No OS2 release.

01/02/03 - v5.24-
        Remove 5704, added Fast Ethernet Banner, and enable ClockRun support
        for 5705.
        No OS2 release.

12/13/02 - v5.23-
        Updated with PXE's LM v3.1.25 and have following fixes:
           1) Firmware handles links negotiation for fiber.
           2) Fix bug in ISR that will cause system to lockup when other device
              shared ISR don't have share-interrupt signature. This bug was
              introduced since v5.00.
           3) Speed correction for 5705FE.
           4) Add recognitions for 5702/3 A3 and 5782.

12/04/02 - v5.22-
        Back off Tagged Status. It causes intermittent problem when running
        with Netbeui.

11/25/02 - v5.21-
        Fix problem with Network disconnection.
        Used Tagged Status.

10/25/02 - v5.20-
        Updated with PXE's LM v3.1.18.
        Back off EOI before handle own interrupt.
        Fix performance issue.
        Fixed problem with forced LineSpeed and Duplex.
        Fixed problem with EMM386 for 5705.
        Fixed problem with system appeared to hang when cable was removed.
        No release for v5.01-v5.19.

10/09/02 - v5.00 - OS2 only
        Fixed problem with system appeared to hang when cable was removed.

09/24/02 - v5.00- DOS only
        Fixed problem with ASF enabled.
        Updated with PXE's LM v3.1.14.
        Fixed problem with RIS Client Installation.
        EOI before handle own interrupt.
        Added 5704 Fiber support.

08/13/02 - v3.07-
        Added 5705 & 5901 support.
        Used PXE v3.1.5 's LM.

08/13/02 - v3.06-
        Removed Alpha Driver Label.

08/01/02 - v3.06- Alpha Driver
        Fixed problem with EMM386.

07/24/02 - v3.05- Alpha Driver
        Used PXE's LM.
   
07/23/02 - v3.04- Alpha Driver
        Clean out NIC's Status Block during initialization to prevent spur-interrupt after
        initialization.

07/17/02 - v3.04- Alpha Driver
	Slim down Host memory used by adpater (dropped 48K memory foot print).
        Hanle Transmit Segment equal to 0 for OS2 Granite trap.

06/19/02 - v3.03-
        Fixed problem with the RPL boot up, the driver hangs while downloading file image.
        The Boot Block Configuration file *.cnf MUST specify in the DRV Type's second field
        the additional memory (53KB-60KB) used by the driver as follows:

         DRV BBLOCK\NDIS\B57.DOS ~ 53 ~

        Block re-entrance during Interrupt handler loop in OS2 driver.

05/23/02 - v3.02-
        Fixed a low performance problem with BCM5701 Serdes LOMs with Copper Trace
        media. As in the PXE v2.1.2.

05/17/02 - v3.01-
        Port number correction.

05/15/02 - v3.00-
        Added support for 5704.

07/12/02 - v1.12-
        Fixed problem with the RPL boot up, the driver hangs while downloading file image.
        The Boot Block Configuration file *.cnf MUST specify in the DRV Type's second field
        the additional memory (53KB-60KB) used by the driver as follows:

         DRV BBLOCK\NDIS\B57.DOS ~ 53 ~

        Block re-entrance during Interrupt handler loop in OS2 driver.
        Hanle Transmit Segment equal to 0 for OS2 Granite trap.

        Fixed a low performance problem with BCM5701 Serdes LOMs with Copper Trace
        media. As in the PXE v2.1.2.

        Port number correction.

05/10/02 - v1.11-
        Minor Modification to accommodate IBM IEEE 802.2 Protocol.

04/29/02 - v1.10-
        Drivers allocate system's memory for adapter use to reduce the file size.

04/22/02 - v1.09-
        Removed unused adapter's specific features.

04/19/02 - v1.08- 
        1. Latest LM from ODI16 v1.17 that have following fixes:
            a) DMA once bit with PCI-X
            b) LINK polarity bit for 5703/02.
            c) Removed the runt packet configuration setup.
            d) The PHY ADC Decimator fix.
            e) Additional delays are needed during PCI config B2B access.
            f) 40us delay after GPIO access.
        3. Added PortNum Keyword.
        4. New banner displays other NICS present in the system (up to 8).
        5. Support up to 4 adapters.
        6. Os2 Traps during Fibre Auto-Negotiation.

04/03/02 - v1.07- 
        Removed debug statements conflict with retail OS/2 kernel.

03/27/02 - v1.06- 
        Fixed inconsistent Fibre Auto-Negotiation.

03/25/02 - v1.05- 
	Fixed high data rate Netbeui protocol's flowcontrol, Added Fiber LED control,
        and fixed locked up when cable is disconnected and re-connected during file
        transfer.

03/07/02 - v1.04- 
        Added 16a6, 16a7, 164d device ids. Drivers utilized ODI16 v1.15's LM supports
        nic send bds and wirespeed.

02/25/02 - v1.03- 
        Added LineSpeed, Duplex, and FuncNum keywords.

02/08/02 - v1.02- 
	Fixed BusNum and DevNum keywords to pickup the assigned adapter when there
	are more than one adapter present. Utilized ODI16 v1.14's LM modules.

02/07/02 - v1.01- 
	Add OS2 support. Current drivers does not support any Ax firm ware fixes.

02/06/02 - v1.00- 
	First Engineering Release.
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