Broadcom NetXtreme Family of Adapters, NetXtreme II Family of Adapters, v.16.2.0, A01

Linux source code packages for NetXtreme I and NetXtreme II based adapters

Fixes & Enhancements

- Added support for the BCM57712 NetXtreme II Gigabit Ethernet Adapter
- Management traffic stops when Linux kernel crashes.
- Significantly lower iSCSI offload performance when connecting to a target without flow control enabled.
- Incorrect flow control counter reported in BACS for 10G mezz card connected at 1G speed.


Version 16.2.0, A01



Release date

06 Dec 2011

Last Updated

20 May 2016


Available formats

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File Name:Bcom_LAN_16.2.0_Linux_Source_A01.tar.gz
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File Size: 26 MB
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Supported Operating Systems
Novell SuSE Linux ES 11
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Red Hat Ent Linux 5
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 the customer review specifics about the update to determine if it applies to your system. The update contains changes that impact only certain configurations, or provides new features that may/may not apply to your environment.