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Broadcom NetXtreme Family of Adapters, NetXtreme II Family of Adapters, v.12.8.0, A00

NetXtreme I and NetXtreme II Users Manuals for the 12.8.0 Family of Drivers Releases for Broadcom network interface devices.

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NetXtreme I and NetXtreme II Users Manuals for the 12.8.0 Family of Drivers Releases for Broadcom network interface devices.


Version 12.8.0, A00



Release date

20 Jul 2009

Last Updated

03 Nov 2011


Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:Bcom_LAN_12.8_Manual_A00.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 87 MB
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Supported Operating Systems
Microsoft MS-DOS
Red Hat Ent Linux 3
Windows Server 2008 x64
Red Hat Ent Linux 4
Red Hat Ent Linux 4.5
Suse Linux ES 9
Suse Linux ES 10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.5
Red Hat Ent Linux 4.7
Red Hat Ent Linux 5.2
Red Hat Ent Linux 5
Windows Server 2008 x86
Windows Server 2003
Windows 2000
Windows Server 2003 x64
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Instructions for Bcom_LAN_12.8_Manual_A00.exe

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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.

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