How do I troubleshoot intermittent network operations on a Broadcom Ethernet Card in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and higher versions?

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The very first thing to check when having problems with a Broadcom Ethernet card is to check if the correct module (driver) is loaded. In Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, it was the bcm5700 module, but this has been replaced with the tg3 module, which fixes many problems with the Broadcom cards on Red Hat systems. To find out what you are running type the command l...

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