NetXtreme BCM5751 Gigabit NIC not supported by December Imaging update

  • 7012178
  • 22-Apr-2013
  • 08-Jan-2014


Novell ZENworks Configuration Management 11 Imaging


Network Interface Card (NIC) doesn't pick up driver.


This is fixed in version 11.2.4 - see KB 7012027 "ZENworks Configuration Management 11.2.4 - update information and list of fixes" which can be found at

For ZCM 11.2.3: If it is not possible to upgrade to ZCM 11.2.4 at this time, then Novell has made a Patch available for testing, as part of a Monthly patch update: it can be obtained at as "ZCM 11.2.3a Monthly Update 1 - see TID 7012025". This update should only be applied if the symptoms above are being experienced, and are causing problems.

Please report any problems encountered when using this Patch, by using the feedback link on this TID.

This is also fixed in the ZENworks Imaging Update for April 2013 which can be found at

Workaround: try imaging update with following parameter in bootcd prompt:
  newid="0x14e4 0x1677,tg3"


Driver is not bound with hardware.