Solaris 10 Installation Guide for IBM BladeCenter Servers

6337341: Sideband NIC Usage Is Destroyed When bge Driver Attaches

Description: The IBM BladeCenter HS20 and LS20 servers have an onboard Broadcom network interface card (NIC) that is supported by the bge driver. This driver requires an update to support serial over LAN connections.

Workaround: To update the bge driver to support SOL connections, download and apply the latest revision of patch 122028 or install at least the Solaris 10 6/06 OS.

For step-by-step instructions on how to set up an SOL connection, see How to Set Up a Serial Over LAN Connection.