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NAME

     nxge - Neterion Xframe 10GbE Server/Storage adapter driver

SYNOPSIS

     To compile this driver into the kernel, place the following line in your
     kernel configuration file:

           device nxge

     Alternatively, to load the driver as a module at boot time, place the
     following line in loader.conf(5):

           if_nxge_load="YES"

DESCRIPTION

     The nxge driver provides support for Neterion Xframe-I and Xframe-II
     adapters.  The driver supports TCP Segmentation Offload (TSO/LSO), Large
     Receive Offlaod (LRO), Jumbo Frames (5 buffer mode), Header Separation
     (Rx 2 buffer mode), VLAN, and Promiscuous mode.

     For general information and support, please visit the Neterion support
     page http://www.neterion.com/support/support.html.

     Support for Jumbo Frames is provided via the interface MTU setting.
     Selecting an MTU larger than 1500 bytes with the ifconfig(8) utility
     configures the adapter to transmit and receive Jumbo Frames.  Xframe
     adapters support Jumbo Frames up to 9600 bytes.

     For Jumbo frames, the driver will try to allocate physically contiguous
     buffers.  Failures to do so may degrade the performance.  To resolve such
     problems, please visit http://www.neterion.com where additional
     information and a kernel patch can be found.

     For more information on configuring this device, see ifconfig(8).

HARDWARE

     The nxge driver supports Neterion Xframe 10 Gigabit Ethernet adapters
     listed in http://www.neterion.com/how/pricing.html.

SUPPORT

     For troubleshooting tips and FAQs, please visit
     http://trac.neterion.com/cgi-bin/trac.cgi/wiki/TitleIndex?anonymous.

     For any issues please send an email to 〈support@neterion.com〉.

SEE ALSO

     arp(4), netintro(4), ifconfig(8)

HISTORY

     The nxge device driver first appeared in FreeBSD 7.0.

AUTHORS

     The nxge driver was written by Neterion 〈support@neterion.com〉.