Broadcom NetXtreme Family of Adapters, NetXtreme II Family of Adapters, v.14.1.5, A00

Windows Server 2003 and 2008 driver files and Management Applications for Broadcom NetXtreme I and NetXtreme II devices. The Broadcom NetXtreme II devices support TOE (TCP/IP Offload Engine) and iSCSI offload when installed under Windows Server 2003, with Service Pack 1 or newer and the Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Scalable Networking Pack (SNP) Microsoft's SNP is available from the Microsoft web site. Both Windows 2003 SP2 and Windows 2008 contain Microsofts SNP by default.

Fixes & Enhancements

Defects fixed with this release:
- Fixed Windows BSOD for BCM5708 and BCM5709 based devices using Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 inbox drivers. This issue may cause a BSOD when shutting down the system.
- Fixed teaming driver memory leak with current shipping drivers released in Sept 2009
- Fixed an issue where advance property of a network adapter will disappear after the driver upgrade
- Receive Side Scaling has been improved to prevent erratic throughput under certain traffic conditions.

Please review release notes for further details.

Version

Version 14.1.5, A00

Category

Network

Release date

15 Dec 2009

Last Updated

03 Nov 2011

Importance

Available formats

File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:NIC_DRVR_WIN_R245562.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 20 MB
Format Description:Dell Update Packages (DUP) in Microsoft Windows 32bit format have been designed to run on Microsoft Windows 64bit Operating Systems. Dell Update Packages (DUP) in Microsoft Windows 64bit format will only run on Microsoft Windows 64bit Operating Systems. When selecting a device driver update be sure to select the one that is appropriate for your operating system.
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MD5:
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File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:Bcom_LAN_14.1.5_W2K3_8_64_A00.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 21 MB
Format Description:This file format consists of an archive of files that may be decompressed to a directory on the hard drive. The installation can then be done from that directory.
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MD5:
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File Format:Rel-Notes-Text
File Name:Win2k3_8_64_release.txt
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File Size: 20 KB
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Supported Operating Systems
Windows Server 2008 x64
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Server 2003 x64
Installation instructions
Instructions for Bcom_LAN_14.1.5_W2K3_8_64_A00.exe

Download
1. Click the Download Now link to download the file.
2. When the File Download window appears, click Save to save the file to your hard drive.

Extract Files
1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click the new file to unzip the download package.
2. Specify the location to unzip the files.
3. Click on the unzip button to extract files.


Custom Instructions for NIC_DRVR_WIN_R245562.EXE:

ATTENTION: THIS FILE IS FOR UPDATE AND FIRST TIME INSTALLS OF THE BROADCOM NETXTREME I AND NETXTREME II
BASE DRIVERS, ADVANCED DRIVERS AND APPLICATIONS. THIS PACKAGE WILL NOT WORK IF BASE DRIVERS ONLY ARE CURRENTLY
INSTALLED. USE THE HARD-DRIVE PACKAGE TO UPDATE TO THE ADVANCED DRIVERS AND APPLICATIONS.

Download

1. Click the Download Now link to download the file.
2. If the Export Compliance Disclaimer window appears, click the I agree link to accept the agreement.
3. When the File Download window appears, click Save to save the file to your hard drive.

Installation

1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click the new file.
2. Read over the release information presented in the dialog window.
3. Download and install any prerequisites identified in the dialog window before proceeding.
4. Click the Install button.
5. Follow the remaining prompts to perform the installation.


Windows 2003 and Windows 2008 64-bit drivers and application update for NetXtreme I and NetXtreme II Broadcom Ethernet adapters

Custom Instructions for Win2k3_8_64_release.txt:

1) Click Download now.
The File Download window appears.

2) Click the Save button.
The Save As window appears.

3) Select Desktop using the drop-down menu to the right of Save in.

4) Click the Save button.
A progress meter moves as the download is completed.

5) If necessary, click X in the upper right-hand corner of the Download Progress Window to close it upon completion.

6) Double click the Icon on your desktop for the newly saved file.
The Release Notes window appears.
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Warning: Do not turn off your computer or disconnect from your power source while updating the BIOS or you may harm your computer. During the update, your computer will restart and you will briefly see a black screen.

This driver has been tested by both the independent software vendor (ISV) and Dell on the operating systems, graphics cards, and application supported by your device to ensure maximum compatibility and performance. Details

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).