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Re: [Linux-cluster] LVS Director + TG3 = problem ?



Barry Brimer wrote:
>> I read in the past that the TG3 is not recommended by HP. Do you have
>> that kind of issue with the mix hp broadcom NIC + tg3 RH module ?
> 
> In the past, HP recommended the bcm5700 driver.  I also recommend it. 
> In the last several months, HP has been posting their own version of the
> tg3 driver, although I have not tried it.  I would assume that HP now
> recommends the use of their tg3 driver above all else.
> 

Broadcom no longer provides support for the bcm5700, their website says
"the tg3 driver is now the only Linux driver that Broadcom will support".

http://www.broadcom.com/support/ethernet_nic/faq_drivers.php#tg3

Problems I've come across with the tg3 driver are generally fixed by a
firmware update.

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=123218

Dave


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