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HP Broadcom 1Gb Driver for Windows Server x64 Editions

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Type: Driver - Network
Version: 16.8.0.4(30 Mar 2015)
Operating System(s): Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Essential Business
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Small Business
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x64
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Essentials
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard and Essentials
File name: cp023987.exe (918 KB)
This component contains drivers for the HP Broadcom 1Gb Ethernet Adapters for Windows Server 2008 x64 Editions, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2.

To ensure the integrity of your download, HPE recommends verifying your results with this SHA-256 Checksum value:

a8c617bbc62c587ffcfec3e45d103702007797d6ac47a01e1b366e837e8b025f cp023987.exe

Reboot Requirement:
Reboot is not required after installation for updates to take effect and hardware stability to be maintained.


Installation:
Download the Smart Component to a directory on your hard drive and change to that directory.

From that drive and directory, execute the downloaded file.

Click the "Install" button to proceed with the installation.


End User License Agreements:
Hewlett-Packard End User License Agreement


Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


Important:
HP recommends the firmware provided in HP Broadcom Online Firmware Upgrade Utility for Windows Server x64 Editions, version 4.0.1.13 or later for use with these drivers.


Supported Devices and Features:

This driver supports the following network adapters:

  • HP NC107i PCIe Quad Port Gigabit Server Adapter
  • HP NC325m Quad Port PCIe Gigabit Server Adapter
  • HP Ethernet 1Gb 2-port 330i Adapter (182D)
  • HP Ethernet 1Gb 2-port 330i Adapter (22BD)
  • HP Ethernet 1Gb 4-port 331FLR Adapter
  • HP Ethernet 1Gb 4-port 331i Adapter (3372)
  • HP Ethernet 1Gb 4-port 331i Adapter (22BE)
  • HP Ethernet 1Gb 4-port 331i-SPI Adapter
  • HP Ethernet 1Gb 4-port 331T Adapter
  • HP Ethernet 1Gb 2-port 332i Adapter
  • HP Ethernet 1Gb 2-port 332T Adapter

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This driver addresses an issue where network connectivity can be lost when Virtual Machine Queue (VMQ) is enabled on 5719-based adapters.

HP recommends the firmware provided in HP Broadcom Online Firmware Upgrade Utility for Windows Server x64 Editions, version 4.0.1.13 or later for use with these drivers.
Version:214.0.0.2 (9 Mar 2020)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


Added code to check if system is on VAUX power (nvram #43) after shutdown and update the WoL link at 1G accordingly.
Added feature to execute _DSM ACPI method to obtain system MAC and program 57766 with the same address


Version:214.0.0.0(C) (20 Dec 2019)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This product now remove supports Synergy and Blade Server.


Version:214.0.0.0(B) (2 Apr 2019)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This driver inf file is updated to sync with latest device support list.


Version:214.0.0.0 (27 Nov 2018)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This product now supports Windows Server 2019.


Version:212.0.0.0 (26 Jun 2018)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This driver corrects an issue which results in a Windows Stop Error (0x133) when the system is operating in a heavily stressed environment.

Enhancements

The component installer for this package is now digitally signed.


Version:20.8.0.0 (5 Feb 2018)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This driver corrects a Windows Stop Error (BSOD) which occurs during interrupt handling when the driver is unloading.


Version:20.6.0.5 (25 Sep 2017)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This driver addresses an issue where a firmware update causes a link down.


Version:20.6.0.4 (12 Jul 2017)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


Some devices supported by this driver have been rebranded.


Version:17.4.0.0(B) (24 Oct 2016)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This product now supports Windows Server 2016.


Version:17.4.0.0 (24 Oct 2016)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This driver addresses an issue where the driver causes a Windows Stop Error (BSOD) with code 0000001E.


Version:17.2.0.0 (1 Oct 2015)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This driver no longer causes a server crash while doing continuous upgrade/downgrade of firmware.

This driver corrects an issue where network connectivity fails in Windows Server 2012 R2 after adding Hyper-V service.

This driver corrects an issue where network connectivity fails with 5715 based adapters in Windows Server 2008 x64.

Enhancements

This driver now supports the HP Ethernet 1Gb 2-port 332i Adapter (22E8).


Version:17.0.0.3 (15 Jun 2015)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This driver corrects an issue where the driver may report an incorrect maximum frame size when jumbo packets are enabled.


Version:16.8.0.4 (30 Mar 2015)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This driver addresses an issue where network connectivity can be lost when Virtual Machine Queue (VMQ) is enabled on 5719-based adapters.


Version:16.6.0.4 (9 Sep 2014)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This driver now allows configuration of the driver properties “TransmitBuffers” and “ReceiveBuffers.”

This driver now supports the following network adapters:

  • HP Ethernet 1Gb 2-port 330i Adapter (22BD)
  • HP Ethernet 1Gb 4-port 331i Adapter (22BE)

Version:16.4.0.1 (18 Feb 2014)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This driver corrects an issue that could result in halted traffic when configuring jumbo frame size to 9000.

This driver corrects an issue that could result in a Windows Stop Error (BSOD) when a large number of ports are repeatedly disabled.


Version:16.0.0.17(B) (10 Sep 2013)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This component addresses an issue which can result in installed adapters remaining in a disabled state when they should be enabled after installation is complete.


Version:16.0.0.17 (10 Sep 2013)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This component addresses an issue with driver installation that causes the HP Network Configuration Utility (NCU) to reset the driver when NCU is launched for the first time, causing a network disconnect.
 
The component addresses an issue where option card sensor data was not supported for some devices.
 
This component addresses an issue where common device naming was not supported for some devices.
 
This component addresses and issue which resulted in incorrect Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (PCIe) lane information being displayed in the Broadcom Advanced Control Suite product.
 
This component addresses an issue which could result in low throughput when Virtual Machine Queue (VMQ) is enabled.
 
This component addresses an issue which caused an incorrect Network Controller Sideband Interface (NCSI) version to be displayed by the firmware update tool.
 
In conjunction with HP Network Configuration Utility for Windows version 10.80.0.0, this component addresses an issue which could result in a disabled team status if the team was created with Large Send Offload version 1 over IPv4 (LCOV1IPv4).


Version:15.4.0.19(B) (13 May 2013)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This driver now supports the HP Ethernet 1Gb 2-port 332i Adapter.


Version:15.4.0.19 (19 Feb 2013)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This driver corrects an issue with Virtual Machine Queue (VMQ) dynamic affinity which could result in a connection failure.

This driver corrects an issue with VMQ which could result in a Stop Error (BSOD) on Windows Server 2012.

This driver corrects an issue which could result in dropped packets while using VLAN on Windows Server 2012.

This driver corrects an issue which prevented the “*JumboPacket*” key from being updated during installation.

This driver corrects an issue which could result in a BSOD when resuming from hibernate.

Enhancements

This driver now supports Consistent Device Naming (CDN) for multiport network adapters.


Version:15.4.0.17 (26 Oct 2012)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This component now supports Windows Server 2012.


Version:15.2.0.8 (4 Sep 2012)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This software now supports the HP Ethernet 1Gb 4-port 331i-SPI Adapter.


Version:15.2.0.5 (4 Jun 2012)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This driver addresses an unrecoverable PCI Express error on the BL460c G6 server using the HP NC325m PCIe Quad Port Adapter.

Enhancements

This driver now supports the following network adapters:

  • HP Ethernet 1Gb 2-port 330i Adapter
  • HP Ethernet 1Gb 2-port 332T Adapter

Version:15.0.0.21 (27 Mar 2012)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This driver now supports the following network adapters:

  • HP Ethernet 1Gb 4-port 331FLR Adapter
  • HP Ethernet 1Gb 4-port 331i Adapter
  • HP Ethernet 1Gb 4-port 331T Adapter

Version:14.2.0.5 (9 Sep 2010)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This driver is the latest available driver from Broadcom.


Version:14.0.0.7 (27 May 2010)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This driver is the latest available driver from Broadcom.


Version:12.4.0.2 (8 Feb 2010)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HP recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Fixes:
This driver no longer establishes a link in "S5" when "Enable PME" is set to "Disable."


Version:12.2.2.1 (10 Nov 2009)
Fixes
This driver now updates the inbox driver setting of “flow control disabled” to “flow control auto.”

Version:12.2.0.3 (18 Aug 2009)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Jumbo frames can now be used on a team that includes an NC325m network adapter.

Enhancements

Enhanced component-level logging has been implemented in the smart component installer. The generated log file will be located on the target system in %SYSTEMROOT%\cpqsystem\log directory under the name CPQSETUP.LOG.


Version:12.0.0.6 (27 Mar 2009)
Enhancements

This driver file has been renamed to b57nd60a.sys.

The installation files for this component have been modified to allow for jumbo-frame support on NC324x, NC325x, and NC326x network adapters.


Version:11.7.1.0 (B) (4 Feb 2009)
Enhancements

The component installer has been updated to recognize if it is running within a virtualized guest environment.


Version:11.7.1.0 (11 Nov 2008)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


This driver no longer writes a large number of erroneous error events to the system event log when loading.

This driver now completes FTP file transfers in an expected amount of time when Large Send Offload (LSO) is enabled.


Version:10.100.0.0 (7 Aug 2008)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This driver now supports the NC107i network adapter.


Version:10.81.0.0 (8 Jul 2008)
Enhancements

This component has been renamed to more accurately describe the type of network adapters that it supports.

This driver is the latest available driver from Broadcom.


Type: Driver - Network
Version: 16.8.0.4(30 Mar 2015)
Operating System(s):
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Essential Business
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Small Business
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x64
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Essentials
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard and Essentials

Description

This component contains drivers for the HP Broadcom 1Gb Ethernet Adapters for Windows Server 2008 x64 Editions, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2.

Installation Instructions

To ensure the integrity of your download, HPE recommends verifying your results with this SHA-256 Checksum value:

a8c617bbc62c587ffcfec3e45d103702007797d6ac47a01e1b366e837e8b025f cp023987.exe

Reboot Requirement:
Reboot is not required after installation for updates to take effect and hardware stability to be maintained.


Installation:
Download the Smart Component to a directory on your hard drive and change to that directory.

From that drive and directory, execute the downloaded file.

Click the "Install" button to proceed with the installation.


Release Notes

End User License Agreements:
Hewlett-Packard End User License Agreement


Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


Important:
HP recommends the firmware provided in HP Broadcom Online Firmware Upgrade Utility for Windows Server x64 Editions, version 4.0.1.13 or later for use with these drivers.


Supported Devices and Features:

This driver supports the following network adapters:

  • HP NC107i PCIe Quad Port Gigabit Server Adapter
  • HP NC325m Quad Port PCIe Gigabit Server Adapter
  • HP Ethernet 1Gb 2-port 330i Adapter (182D)
  • HP Ethernet 1Gb 2-port 330i Adapter (22BD)
  • HP Ethernet 1Gb 4-port 331FLR Adapter
  • HP Ethernet 1Gb 4-port 331i Adapter (3372)
  • HP Ethernet 1Gb 4-port 331i Adapter (22BE)
  • HP Ethernet 1Gb 4-port 331i-SPI Adapter
  • HP Ethernet 1Gb 4-port 331T Adapter
  • HP Ethernet 1Gb 2-port 332i Adapter
  • HP Ethernet 1Gb 2-port 332T Adapter

Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This driver addresses an issue where network connectivity can be lost when Virtual Machine Queue (VMQ) is enabled on 5719-based adapters.

Important

HP recommends the firmware provided in HP Broadcom Online Firmware Upgrade Utility for Windows Server x64 Editions, version 4.0.1.13 or later for use with these drivers.

Revision History

Version:214.0.0.2 (9 Mar 2020)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


Added code to check if system is on VAUX power (nvram #43) after shutdown and update the WoL link at 1G accordingly.
Added feature to execute _DSM ACPI method to obtain system MAC and program 57766 with the same address


Version:214.0.0.0(C) (20 Dec 2019)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This product now remove supports Synergy and Blade Server.


Version:214.0.0.0(B) (2 Apr 2019)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This driver inf file is updated to sync with latest device support list.


Version:214.0.0.0 (27 Nov 2018)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This product now supports Windows Server 2019.


Version:212.0.0.0 (26 Jun 2018)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This driver corrects an issue which results in a Windows Stop Error (0x133) when the system is operating in a heavily stressed environment.

Enhancements

The component installer for this package is now digitally signed.


Version:20.8.0.0 (5 Feb 2018)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This driver corrects a Windows Stop Error (BSOD) which occurs during interrupt handling when the driver is unloading.


Version:20.6.0.5 (25 Sep 2017)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This driver addresses an issue where a firmware update causes a link down.


Version:20.6.0.4 (12 Jul 2017)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


Some devices supported by this driver have been rebranded.


Version:17.4.0.0(B) (24 Oct 2016)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This product now supports Windows Server 2016.


Version:17.4.0.0 (24 Oct 2016)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This driver addresses an issue where the driver causes a Windows Stop Error (BSOD) with code 0000001E.


Version:17.2.0.0 (1 Oct 2015)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This driver no longer causes a server crash while doing continuous upgrade/downgrade of firmware.

This driver corrects an issue where network connectivity fails in Windows Server 2012 R2 after adding Hyper-V service.

This driver corrects an issue where network connectivity fails with 5715 based adapters in Windows Server 2008 x64.

Enhancements

This driver now supports the HP Ethernet 1Gb 2-port 332i Adapter (22E8).


Version:17.0.0.3 (15 Jun 2015)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This driver corrects an issue where the driver may report an incorrect maximum frame size when jumbo packets are enabled.


Version:16.8.0.4 (30 Mar 2015)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This driver addresses an issue where network connectivity can be lost when Virtual Machine Queue (VMQ) is enabled on 5719-based adapters.


Version:16.6.0.4 (9 Sep 2014)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This driver now allows configuration of the driver properties “TransmitBuffers” and “ReceiveBuffers.”

This driver now supports the following network adapters:

  • HP Ethernet 1Gb 2-port 330i Adapter (22BD)
  • HP Ethernet 1Gb 4-port 331i Adapter (22BE)

Version:16.4.0.1 (18 Feb 2014)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This driver corrects an issue that could result in halted traffic when configuring jumbo frame size to 9000.

This driver corrects an issue that could result in a Windows Stop Error (BSOD) when a large number of ports are repeatedly disabled.


Version:16.0.0.17(B) (10 Sep 2013)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This component addresses an issue which can result in installed adapters remaining in a disabled state when they should be enabled after installation is complete.


Version:16.0.0.17 (10 Sep 2013)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This component addresses an issue with driver installation that causes the HP Network Configuration Utility (NCU) to reset the driver when NCU is launched for the first time, causing a network disconnect.
 
The component addresses an issue where option card sensor data was not supported for some devices.
 
This component addresses an issue where common device naming was not supported for some devices.
 
This component addresses and issue which resulted in incorrect Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (PCIe) lane information being displayed in the Broadcom Advanced Control Suite product.
 
This component addresses an issue which could result in low throughput when Virtual Machine Queue (VMQ) is enabled.
 
This component addresses an issue which caused an incorrect Network Controller Sideband Interface (NCSI) version to be displayed by the firmware update tool.
 
In conjunction with HP Network Configuration Utility for Windows version 10.80.0.0, this component addresses an issue which could result in a disabled team status if the team was created with Large Send Offload version 1 over IPv4 (LCOV1IPv4).


Version:15.4.0.19(B) (13 May 2013)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This driver now supports the HP Ethernet 1Gb 2-port 332i Adapter.


Version:15.4.0.19 (19 Feb 2013)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This driver corrects an issue with Virtual Machine Queue (VMQ) dynamic affinity which could result in a connection failure.

This driver corrects an issue with VMQ which could result in a Stop Error (BSOD) on Windows Server 2012.

This driver corrects an issue which could result in dropped packets while using VLAN on Windows Server 2012.

This driver corrects an issue which prevented the “*JumboPacket*” key from being updated during installation.

This driver corrects an issue which could result in a BSOD when resuming from hibernate.

Enhancements

This driver now supports Consistent Device Naming (CDN) for multiport network adapters.


Version:15.4.0.17 (26 Oct 2012)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This component now supports Windows Server 2012.


Version:15.2.0.8 (4 Sep 2012)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This software now supports the HP Ethernet 1Gb 4-port 331i-SPI Adapter.


Version:15.2.0.5 (4 Jun 2012)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This driver addresses an unrecoverable PCI Express error on the BL460c G6 server using the HP NC325m PCIe Quad Port Adapter.

Enhancements

This driver now supports the following network adapters:

  • HP Ethernet 1Gb 2-port 330i Adapter
  • HP Ethernet 1Gb 2-port 332T Adapter

Version:15.0.0.21 (27 Mar 2012)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This driver now supports the following network adapters:

  • HP Ethernet 1Gb 4-port 331FLR Adapter
  • HP Ethernet 1Gb 4-port 331i Adapter
  • HP Ethernet 1Gb 4-port 331T Adapter

Version:14.2.0.5 (9 Sep 2010)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This driver is the latest available driver from Broadcom.


Version:14.0.0.7 (27 May 2010)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This driver is the latest available driver from Broadcom.


Version:12.4.0.2 (8 Feb 2010)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HP recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Fixes:
This driver no longer establishes a link in "S5" when "Enable PME" is set to "Disable."


Version:12.2.2.1 (10 Nov 2009)
Fixes
This driver now updates the inbox driver setting of “flow control disabled” to “flow control auto.”

Version:12.2.0.3 (18 Aug 2009)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Jumbo frames can now be used on a team that includes an NC325m network adapter.

Enhancements

Enhanced component-level logging has been implemented in the smart component installer. The generated log file will be located on the target system in %SYSTEMROOT%\cpqsystem\log directory under the name CPQSETUP.LOG.


Version:12.0.0.6 (27 Mar 2009)
Enhancements

This driver file has been renamed to b57nd60a.sys.

The installation files for this component have been modified to allow for jumbo-frame support on NC324x, NC325x, and NC326x network adapters.


Version:11.7.1.0 (B) (4 Feb 2009)
Enhancements

The component installer has been updated to recognize if it is running within a virtualized guest environment.


Version:11.7.1.0 (11 Nov 2008)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


This driver no longer writes a large number of erroneous error events to the system event log when loading.

This driver now completes FTP file transfers in an expected amount of time when Large Send Offload (LSO) is enabled.


Version:10.100.0.0 (7 Aug 2008)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This driver now supports the NC107i network adapter.


Version:10.81.0.0 (8 Jul 2008)
Enhancements

This component has been renamed to more accurately describe the type of network adapters that it supports.

This driver is the latest available driver from Broadcom.


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