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Re: kern/47710: Broadcom Ethernet in Dell R420 not supported

(2013/04/03 2:40), wrote:
>> Number:         47710
>> Category:       kern
>> Synopsis:       Broadcom Ethernet in Dell R420 not supported
>> Confidential:   no
>> Severity:       serious
>> Priority:       high
>> Responsible:    kern-bug-people
>> State:          open
>> Class:          change-request
>> Submitter-Id:   net
>> Arrival-Date:   Tue Apr 02 17:40:02 +0000 2013
>> Originator:     John Hascall
>> Release:        NetBSD 6.1RC2
>> Organization:
>       Iowa State University
>> Environment:
>       (omitted, obviously I can't submit a PR on the machine in queston)
>> Description:
>       The Broadcom Ethernet included in Dell R420's is not
>       recognized/configured.  Vendor is 0x14e4, Product is 0x165f
>> How-To-Repeat:
>       Boot 6.1RC2 on Dell R420
>> Fix:
>       Add to pcidevs

 0x165f is BCM5720.

 The work to support BCM5719 and BCM5720 in -current have not fininshed yet.
I have some local patches for bge to be stable, but it still has a few bugs.
After fixing bugs, I'll pullup the changes.

 It's too late to include 6.1. Sorry for the inconvinience :-|

                SAITOH Masanobu (

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