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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:

           device miibus
           device bfe

     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.