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Broadcom NetXtreme I and II Network Device Firmware 7.2.14
This release provides updated network controller firmware for the Broadcom NetXtreme devices. This release should be used with the Broadcom 17.2.0 device drivers.
Release Date: 5/14/2012
Importance: Recommended
Version: 7.2.14,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 17.2.0 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 R320
External OEMR R420
External OEMR R520
External OEMR R610
External OEMR R820
External OEMR T320
External OEMR T420
External OEMR XL R520
PowerEdge 1900
PowerEdge 1950
PowerEdge 2900
PowerEdge 2950
PowerEdge 2970
PowerEdge 840
PowerEdge 860
PowerEdge M420
PowerEdge M520
PowerEdge M605
PowerEdge M610
PowerEdge M610x
PowerEdge M620
PowerEdge M710
PowerEdge M820
PowerEdge M905
PowerEdge M910
PowerEdge R200
PowerEdge R210
PowerEdge R210 II
PowerEdge R300
PowerEdge R310
PowerEdge R320
PowerEdge R410
PowerEdge R415
PowerEdge R420
PowerEdge R510
PowerEdge R515
PowerEdge R520
PowerEdge R610
PowerEdge R620
PowerEdge R710
PowerEdge R715
PowerEdge R720
PowerEdge R805
PowerEdge R810
PowerEdge R815
PowerEdge R820
PowerEdge R900
PowerEdge R905
PowerEdge R910
PowerEdge SC1430
PowerEdge T100
PowerEdge T105
PowerEdge T110
PowerEdge T110 II
PowerEdge T300
PowerEdge T310
PowerEdge T320
PowerEdge T410
PowerEdge T420
PowerEdge T605
PowerEdge T610
PowerEdge T620
PowerEdge T710
PowerVault NX1950
PowerVault NX3200
PowerVault NX3300
Operating Systems
Novell SuSE Linux ES 11
MS Windows 2008 x64
Red Hat Ent Linux 6
Red Hat Ent Linux 5
MS Windows 2008 x86
MS Windows 2008 R2

Applies to

  • 11G Dual Port 1Gig 5709 NDC
  • 5719 QP 1G ADAPTER
  • 5719 QP 1G Mezz
  • 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) Add FCoE support for 578xx SFP+ based and Blade NDC devices 2) Add support for 5719 Mezzanine adapter 3) Add support for 578xx base-T adapters

Installation instructions

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