=========================== R E L E A S E N O T E S =========================== Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit Server Adapter (ODI) Driver version 6.01 Copyright (c) 2000,2001,2002,2003 Broadcom Corporation All rights reserved. February 14, 2003 02/14/03 v6.01 Changed jumbo support from 9100 max to 9000 max. Link message is changed. Fixed CarrierSense Counter. Added new Device IDs. 01/13/03 v5.09 Fixed cable disconnect delay for server. 01/02/03 v5.06 Fixed cable disconnect delay for Client32. 12/20/02 v5.05 Enhanced client32 support. 12/09/02 v5.04 Added PCIX mode status in custom stats. Fixed Link mode. 11/22/02 v5.03 Fixed client32 slow connection problem. Checksum offload is default off. 11/08/02 v5.02 Fixed checksum problem found in NW6 support pack 2. 10/29/02 v5.01 Fixed rare eeprom read bug. 09/26/02 v5.00 This version has 5705 support. 09/26/02 v4.00 Fixed client32 cable disconnect bug. Took out 5705 support. 08/21/02 v3.03 Added support for 5705. 05/13/02 v3.02 Changed water marks for performance tuning. 05/13/02 v3.01 Fixed bug in tx checksum that prevented snmp events. Fixed bug preventing completion of 72 hour stress test. 05/03/02 v3.00 Added support for 5704 controller. 05/07/02 v2.32 Fixed bug in tx checksum that prevented snmp events. 04/19/02 v2.31 Added delays in driver for initialization. 03/22/02 v2.29 Fix of Jumbo size reported to Netware certification. 03/20/02 v2.28 Added changes to control LEDs. 03/19/02 v2.27 Added two command line keywords: fiber=auto/force & MagicP=0/1. 03/14/02 v2.26 Changed driver to work in DOS CLIENT32. VLAN support broken on older versions of BASP use only on BASP 2.09 or later. 02/25/02 v2.25 Fixed some keywords that were not being reset properly. Added WireSpeed feature. 02/07/02 v2.24 Added Jumbo frame dynamic size. Poll mode display. 01/22/02 v2.23 Fixed dropped client problem. 01/22/02 v2.22 Further enhancement of the spurious int fix. 01/19/02 v2.21 Spurious int fix is now default on. 12/19/01 v2.20 Added code to better handle spurious interrupts on some machines. 12/06/01 v2.19 Fixed ipx vlan problem. 11/28/01 v2.18 Fixed 100 hr stress problem. 11/16/01 v2.17 Fixed multicast address size, performance improvement. 11/07/01 v2.16 Fixed backward compatibility probs. 10/30/01 v2.15 Jumbo certified. 09/18/01 v2.14 Fixed cable fault problem. 09/12/01 v2.12 Fixed FrameAlignment & ChecksumError counters. 08/24/01 v2.10 Fixed a PCIX problem. 08/17/01 v2.09 Fixed a jumbo mode problem. 08/03/01 v2.08 Fixed Perform3 problem. 07/20/01 v2.07 Improved fiber support. 07/06/01 v2.06 802.3 bug fix. 07/02/01 v2.05 Fix for fiber link. Fix for shutdown. 06/14/01 v2.02 Fixed fiber support/performance improvements. 06/04/01 v2.01 Rebuild for new release. 05/04/01 v1.27 Added registration for advanced server program. 04/24/01 v1.25 supports 5701 04/12/01 v1.23 Reset bug fix. 03/27/01 v1.22 Jumbo frame support added. 02/26/01 v1.20 Checksum is default off. 02/15/01 v1.18 Fix for vlan bug in ipx, and min packet size with vlan. 02/08/01 v1.16 Fixed bug for 4.x primary install. 02/05/01 v1.15 Fixed new persistent driver bug, multicast bug, and basp support bug. 01/30/01 v1.12 Fix for vlans. 01/29/01 v1.10 Added changes in PCI-X support. 01/26/01 v1.09 Fixed NESL bug. 01/19/01 v1.08 Fixed persistent driver mode bug. 01/05/01 v1.07 Added persistent driver mode. 12/29/00 v1.06 Added better checksum support. 12/21/00 v1.05 Added more user info. 12/15/00 v1.04 Fixed spurious interrupt reports. 12/11/00 v1.03 Made changes for better performance. 12/08/00 v1.02 Added better ipx w/802.3 support. 12/01/00 v1.01 Added console status messages for link up/down. 11/27/00 v1.00 1st release. 11/22/00 v0.26 Real update of lower module. 11/22/00 v0.25 Updated lower module for led change. 11/22/00 v0.24 Added support for 32 minimum receive buffers. 11/18/00 v0.23 Updated lower module for better flow control. Passes Novell certification. 11/17/00 -v0.22 Upgraded the checksum off load support & receive code. 11/08/00 -v0.21 Updated lower module. 11/06/00 -v0.20 Fixed link problem and unwanted messages. 11/03/00 -v0.19 Added support for new firmware. 11/01/00 -v0.18 Fixed vlan bug for large packets. Changed promiscuous mode support. 10/30/00 -v0.17 Added vlan support for BASP. 10/28/00 -v0.16 Added code to guard against ECB starvation. Enhanced code for speed parameter. 10/23/00 -v0.15 Added a custom NESL event for changing the MAC address to work with BASP. 10/20/00 -v0.14 Made adjustments for certification test. 10/16/00 -v0.13 New release. 10/13/00 -v0.12 Fortified reset code and isr. 10/6/00 - v0.11 Added support for sharing ints between multiple B57s. Added support for "auto" within the speed keyword. Displays line speed more consistently. 9/22/00 - v0.10 Changed allocated resources amount. Fixed bug in user defined parameters. 9/20/00 - v0.09 Change in reset and interrupt code (checks if initialized). 9/14/00 - v0.08a Changed interrupt enable/disable. 9/13/00 - v0.08- First Engineering Release.Download Driver Pack
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