Bug#597044: firmware-bnx2: bnx2 firmware and idrac bug
On Thu, 2010-09-16 at 09:13 +0300, Sadecehosting M├╝┼čteri Hizmetleri
> Broadcom Nextreme II adapter firmware versions prior 1.9.26 has a
> known bug with using idrac with shared ethernet card.
You seem to be confusing the driver and firmware versions. The firmware
versions I have seen are 4.x.y. The driver versions are 1.x.y or 2.x.y.
However, so far as I know the driver version went from 1.9.3 to 2.0.0
and there was no 1.9.26..
> This is and known bug and patched by Broadcom firmware 1.9.26.Current
> latest firmware version is 2.0.2 and debian firmware-bnx2 very
firmware-bnx2 in stable works with the bnx2 driver in stable. Later
firmware versions probably won't. We would have to update the driver
too, and I don't know whether we can do that without a high risk of
> I tried manually compile and install latest Broadcom driver source and
> problem resolved.For information refer following
> dell support request article :
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