Subject: Re: Broadcom BCM5700 1000BASE-T controller
To: John Darrow <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/08/2001 08:58:21
On Sat, Jul 07, 2001 at 07:34:56PM -0500, John Darrow wrote:

 > Has anybody started working on a driver for the Broadcom 5700 gigabit
 > controller?  Dell has started shipping these embedded into the
 > motherboard on some of its server products (like the 2550 rackmounts).
 > The phy used (the 5401) is already supported in current (as brgphy),
 > but I don't see a driver for the controller itself.

I'm still trying to get docs out of Broadcom (this will require an NDA)
for the BCM5700 (a.k.a. Tigon3).

...but a BCM5700 driver is on my TODO list.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>