notting at redhat.com
Wed Jul 23 16:07:51 UTC 2003
Christopher C. Weis (christopher-c-weis at uiowa.edu) said:
> Maybe not the correct place to voice this, but any chance of updating
> the broadcom driver in RH's kernel to support chipsets that are
> currently shipping with HP workstations?
> The current HP xw4100 (and probably a lot of others) workstations that
> HP is shipping have a Gig. Broadcom chipset in them, but the tg3 driver
> doesn't support the newer chipsets. Broadcom's own bcm5700 driver works
> (under RH9 anyway). The driver would need to be added to all the kernel
> packages, as well as to the initrd in the installation images (boot.iso,
> I can make the modifications myself and submit them if anyone at RH is
> interested. I'm not sure how RH handles requests such as this, so
> please fill me in if I'm way out of line.
For this, it's probably just better to enter a request in bugzilla
to update the tg3 driver to support these chipsets.
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