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I am chandrasekaran , new to Linux. I am using Lenovo 64 bit machine which has broadcom netXtream -Gigabit Ethernet card (onboard)( BCM 5755/5780 model). The Network card is working ...
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    Broadcom Netxtream- networkcard problem


    I am chandrasekaran , new to Linux.

    I am using Lenovo 64 bit machine which has broadcom netXtream -Gigabit
    Ethernet card (onboard)( BCM 5755/5780 model).
    The Network card is working fine with windows XP . but when i boot with Linux fedora5(kernal-2.6) the following error is coming during booting

    "tg3 device etho does not seem to be present ,delaying initialization" after that this component fails to activate.

    Following are the responses some responses
    ************************************************** ********

    [root@localhost ~]# modprobe tg3
    [root@localhost ~]# modinfo tg3
    filename: /lib/modules/2.6.15-1.2054_FC5smp/kernel/drivers/net/tg3.ko
    author: David S. Miller (davem@redhat.com) and Jeff Garzik (jgarzik@pobo x.com)
    description: Broadcom Tigon3 ethernet driver
    license: GPL
    version: 3.49
    vermagic: 2.6.15-1.2054_FC5smp SMP 686 REGPARM 4KSTACKS gcc-4.1
    depends:
    alias: pci:v000014E4d00001644sv*sd*bc*sc*i*
    alias: pci:v000014E4d00001645sv*sd*bc*sc*i*

    ************************************************** ********

    [root@localhost ~]#
    [root@localhost ~]#
    [root@localhost ~]# ifconfig
    lo Link encap:Local Loopback
    inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0
    inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
    UP LOOPBACK RUNNING MTU:16436 Metric:1
    RX packets:3196 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
    TX packets:3196 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
    collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
    RX bytes:3240145 (3.0 MiB) TX bytes:3240145 (3.0 MiB)
    ************************************************** ********
    [root@localhost ~]#
    [root@localhost ~]# lspci
    00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Unknown device 2990 (rev 02)
    00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Unknown device 2992 (rev 02)
    00:1a.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation Unknown device 2834 (rev 02)
    00:1a.1 USB Controller: Intel Corporation Unknown device 2835 (rev 02)
    00:1a.7 USB Controller: Intel Corporation Unknown device 283a (rev 02)
    00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation Unknown device 284b (rev 02)
    00:1c.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation Unknown device 283f (rev 02)
    00:1c.4 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation Unknown device 2847 (rev 02)
    00:1d.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation Unknown device 2830 (rev 02)
    00:1d.1 USB Controller: Intel Corporation Unknown device 2831 (rev 02)
    00:1d.2 USB Controller: Intel Corporation Unknown device 2832 (rev 02)
    00:1d.7 USB Controller: Intel Corporation Unknown device 2836 (rev 02)
    00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801 PCI Bridge (rev f2)
    00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation Unknown device 2810 (rev 02)
    00:1f.2 IDE interface: Intel Corporation Unknown device 2820 (rev 02)
    00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corporation Unknown device 283e (rev 02)
    00:1f.5 IDE interface: Intel Corporation Unknown device 2825 (rev 02)
    03:00.0 Ethernet controller: Broadcom Corporation Unknown device 167b (rev 02)
    [root@localhost ~]#

    ************************************************** *******



    what should i do ? can some one help me ?

    Regards
    K.Chandrasekaran

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    You need to install the correct drivers.

    03:00.0 Ethernet controller: Broadcom Corporation Unknown device 167b (rev 02)

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