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Bug 54851 (BCM5700) - BCM5700 Patch Removed from Gentoo-Dev-2.6.7 Kernel
Summary: BCM5700 Patch Removed from Gentoo-Dev-2.6.7 Kernel
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 54460
Alias: BCM5700
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: [OLD] Core system (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: High major (vote)
Assignee: (DEPRECATED)
Keywords: Bug
Depends on:
Reported: 2004-06-22 21:07 UTC by Kevin L. Ford
Modified: 2005-07-17 13:06 UTC (History)
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Description Kevin L. Ford 2004-06-22 21:07:55 UTC
The BCM5700 patches were removed from the development sources. Greg KH staed that if any patches were missing to complain. COMPLAIN!!
All new HP/Compaq and Dell servers ship with the Broadcom Gig Ethernet port. I am now currently not able to upgrade to the next version of the kernel with manually patching the sources myself.

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:

Out of all the patches to be removed, this is one that should have never been
Comment 1 Daniel Drake (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2004-06-23 01:30:41 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 54660 ***
Comment 2 Daniel Drake (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2004-06-23 01:31:36 UTC
Oops..wrong one
Comment 3 Daniel Drake (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2004-06-23 01:31:56 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 54460 ***