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 3COM 3C940 
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 3COM 3C940
Hi to everyone, this is my first post ;) .
i'm writing because i need help to add support for 3com 3c940 nic into esxi 3.5u4.

the nic is supported by linux kernel, lspci returns:
0200 10b7:1700

where i can found a module file (.o correct?) to use?
can someone plz help me?


Wed Sep 02, 2009 11:52 am
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For some drivers ESX(i) uses Linux source code but the drivers still have to be compiled specifically for ESX(i). You could try manually loading the 3com driver with vmkload_mod. But the 3 com driver has been dropped with ESXi 4.0 so you might consider another NIC like the Intel Pro/1000 GT.

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Tue Sep 08, 2009 12:18 am
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