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bfe — Broadcom BCM4401 Ethernet Device Driver
To compile this driver into the kernel, place the following lines in your
kernel configuration file:
Alternatively, to load the driver as a module at boot time, place the
following line in loader.conf(5):
The bfe driver provides support for Broadcom BCM4401 based Fast Ethernet
The bfe driver supports the following media types:
autoselect Enable autoselection of the media type and options.
10baseT/UTP Set 10Mbps operation.
100baseTX Set 100Mbps (Fast Ethernet) operation.
The bfe driver supports the following media options:
full-duplex Set full duplex operation.
For further information on configuring this device, see ifconfig(8).
bfe%d: couldn't map memory A fatal initialization error has occurred.
bfe%d: couldn't map interrupt A fatal initialization error has occurred.
bfe%d: failed to allocate DMA resources There are not enough mbufs
available for allocation.
bfe%d: watchdog timeout -- resetting The device has stopped responding
to the network, or there is a problem with the network connection
altq(4), arp(4), miibus(4), netintro(4), ng_ether(4), ifconfig(8)
The bfe device driver first appeared in FreeBSD 5.1.
The bfe device driver was written by Stuart Walsh and Duncan Barclay.
This manual page was written by Stuart Walsh.