5. Ethernet

The ethernet chip is a 10/100 Broadcom BCM4401.   The linux kernel driver (CONFIG_B44) produced a few problems for me (lockups, etc) but others have reported it works ok.  I use the broadcom drivers (GPL-2), which the linux kernel driver was supposedly based on.

Dell Picking Slip Integrated 10/100 Ethernet Network Card
Linux identified as (lspci) 0000:02:00.0 Ethernet controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4401 100Base-T (rev 01)
driver bcm4400 3.0.7 www.broadcom.com
use frequent

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