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Broadcom NetXtreme I and II Network Device Firmware 7.0.47
This release provides updated network controller firmware for the Broadcom NetXtreme devices. This release should be used with the Broadcom 17.0.0 device drivers.
Release Date 3/9/2012
Importance: Recommended
Version: 7.0.47,A00

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This release provides updated network controller firmware for the Broadcom NetXtreme devices. This release should be used with the Broadcom 17.0.0 device drivers.

Level of Importance:Recommended

Dell recommends applying this update during your next scheduled update cycle. The update contains feature enhancements or changes that will help keep your system software current and compatible with other system modules (firmware, BIOS, drivers and software).

Important Information

Update from FW 6.2.x using USC/LC to this version of firmware is not available. The upgrade of any 57712-k adapter with 6.2.x fw is ONLY supported from a Windows or Linux OS


External OEMR R210II
External OEMR R620
External OEMR R720
External OEMR R720xd
External OEMR XL R620
External OEMR XL R720
External OEMR XL R720xd
PowerEdge M620
PowerEdge M710HD
PowerEdge M915
PowerEdge R210 II
PowerEdge R620
PowerEdge R720
PowerEdge R720xd
PowerEdge T620
Operating Systems
Novell SuSE Linux ES 11
VMware ESX 4.0
MS Windows 2008 x64
Red Hat Ent Linux 4
Suse Linux ES 10
Red Hat Ent Linux 6
Red Hat Ent Linux 5
MS Windows 2008 x86
MS Windows Server 2003
MS Windows 2008 R2
MS Windows 2003 x64
VMware ESX 4.1

Applies to

  • 11G Dual Port 1Gig 5709 NDC
  • 5719 QP 1G ADAPTER
  • 5720 DP 1G ADAPTER
  • 5720 QP rNDC 1G BASE-T
  • 57800S QP rNDC (10G BASE-T + 1G BASE-T)
  • 57800S QP rNDC (10G SFP+ + 1G BASE-T)
  • 57810S DP 10G BASE-T ADAPTER
  • 57810S DP 10G KR Mezz
  • 57810S DP 10G SFP+ ADAPTER
  • 57810S DP bNDC KR
  • BCM5709C Dual Port NIC without iSCSI Offload
  • BCM5709C Dual Port Rack Mezzanine Card
  • BCM5709S Dual Port SERDES Mezzanine Card for Blade Systems
  • BCM5709S Quad Port SERDES Noble MC
  • BCM57710 10GBase-T Dual Port Rack Mezzanine Card
  • BCM57710 10GBase-T Single Port NIC
  • BCM57710 Dual Port KX4 Blade Mezzanine Card
  • BCM57711 Dual Port KX4 Noble MC
  • BCM95708C PCI-E NIC
  • BCM95709 iSCSI Offload Dual Port NIC
  • BCM95709C 10/100/1000BASET Quad Port NIC
  • BCM95722 PCI-E NIC
  • BCM957711 10G SFP+ Dual Port NIC
  • Broadcom Dual Port 10Gb Ethernet (BCM57810S) LOM
  • Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit Network Adapter
  • M710HD Dual Port 10Gig 57712 NDC
  • M710HD Quad Port 1Gig 5709 NDC

Fixes & Enhancements

1) Initial release of 7.0 firmware to support Dell 12G adapters

Installation instructions

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