HP G5 DL380 Network Drivers

I have just reinstalled Windows 2003 R2 onto our G5 server, but there's one 'Unknown Device' and two NICS that aren't recognised in Device Manager.

I've tried every NIC driver on the HP website to no avail... does anyone know where to find drivers or a resolution to his?

Thanks
E-proAsked:
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*** Hopeleonie ***IT ManagerCommented:
1) make a scan with http://driveragent.com/scan_b.php?fn=plugin
2) after this a “DriverAgent Scan Results” will display
3) Copy the “DriverAgent Scan Results” link and post it here
4) after i will post the driver link!
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E-proAuthor Commented:
No thanks.
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edbedbCommented:
How about using the device manager, right click on the devices and select properties.
Then select the "Details" tab
Use Ctrl+c to copy the device instance ID strings.
Then paste them (Ctrl+v) in your reply.
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r_panosCommented:
Did you use the SmartStart DVD for the installation before proceeding with the OS installation?
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*** Hopeleonie ***IT ManagerCommented:
Ok then tell us the Device Instance Id

1) Select the unknown device and right click to access Properties.
2) In the Properties window click on Details tab and select Device Instance Id from the drop down.
3) An alphanumeric string like this PCI\VEN_1217&DEV_7130&SUBSYS_012F1025&REV_01\4&6B16D5B&0&33F0 is the identification marker for the device. I only need the Vendor ID number (prefixed with VEN) and the Device ID number (prefixed with DEV). In this example, Vendor ID is 1217 and Device ID is 7130.
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E-proAuthor Commented:
Thanks edbedb;

pci\ven_14e4&dev_164c&subsys_7038103c&rev_12\5&1f051e87&0&0000e0
pci\ven_14e4&dev_164c&subsys_7038103c&rev_12\5&1f051e87&0&0000e1
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*** Hopeleonie ***IT ManagerCommented:
Broadcom NetXtreme II Gigabit Ethernet Adapter
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E-proAuthor Commented:
and...

acpi\ipi0001\0
or
acpi\ip10001\0  - it's hard to read.
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andyalderCommented:
Rather than install individual drivers I suggest you install the latest Proliant Support Pack, that has all the required drivers and also things like the HP NIC teaming software, Array Config Utility, Systems Management Homepage etc.
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