TITLE: Workstation Linux bcm5700 LAN Driver VERSION: 7.1.9-2 Rev. C DESCRIPTION: This contains the Redhat Linux bcm5700 LAN driver for the workstation models and operating systems listed below. Note: The source code is also provided. PURPOSE: Routine SOFTPAQ NUMBER: SP27793 SUPERSEDES: None EFFECTIVE DATE: April 26, 2004 CATEGORY: Driver - Network SSM SUPPORTED: No PRODUCT TYPE(S): Workstations PRODUCT MODEL(S): HP Workstation xw4100: All Models HP Workstation xw6000: All Models HP Workstation xw8000: All Models OPERATING SYSTEM(S): Red Hat Linux 7.3 LANGUAGE(S): Global ENHANCEMENTS: - Bundles the Version 7.1.9 bcm5700 LAN driver with the source code for the driver. PREREQUISITES: Red Hat Linux 7.3 kernel 2.4.18_26.7.x.1 components must be preinstalled before installation. HOW TO USE: 1. Download and unpack the TAR & GZIPPED archive by using 'tar -xvzf bcm5700-7.1.9-2.4.18_26.7.x.1.i386.tgz'. 2. Install the binary rpm, bcm5700-7.1.9-2.4.18_26.7.x.1.i386.rpm using the RedHat Package Manger. To do this, with root privilages, type at a console prompt: 'rpm -qva | grep bcm' to find out if you already have a version of the bcm5700 driver installed. If you do, use: 'rpm -U bcm5700-7.1.9-2.4.18_26.7.x.1.i386.rpm' otherwise use: 'rpm -ivh bcm5700-7.1.9-2.4.18_26.7.x.1.i386.rpm 3. Add ‘alias eth0 bcm5700’ to the /etc/modules.conf file if it's not already there. 4. Reboot and configure the bcm5700 networking driver when Kudzu prompts you. Also select to migrate networking configuration when Kudzu prompts you. 5. Begin using the updated driver. Copyright (c) 2004 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.