Broadcom BCM5714 ethernet not recognized by 6.0-RELEASE

Stefan Bethke stb at
Tue May 2 11:18:27 UTC 2006

Am 28.02.2006 um 21:59 schrieb Vivek Khera:

> I have an IBM e326m Opteron system for evaluation.  Everything  
> seems to be working ok except the ethernet is not recognized.
> According to the system specs and product literature, it has two  
> Broadcom BCM5714 controllers in it, which the 6.0-RELEASE kernel is  
> not attaching.
> They identify via pciconf -l -v as follows: (had to hand-transcribe  
> since I can't cut/paste)
> none1 at pci5:4:0: class=0x020000 card=0x03291014 chip=0x166a14e4  
> rev=0x03 hdr=0x00
>   vendor=Broadcom Corp
>   class=network
>   subclass=ethernet
> Can anyone help with appropriate defines to get the bge(4) driver  
> to detect this chipset?

Just in case you haven't managed to solve this yet, have a look at  
this PR:


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