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 26.\" $FreeBSD$
 27.\"
 28.Dd July 16, 2005
 29.Dt BFE 4
 30.Os
 31.Sh NAME
 32.Nm bfe
 33.Nd "Broadcom BCM4401 Ethernet Device Driver"
 34.Sh SYNOPSIS
 35To compile this driver into the kernel,
 36place the following lines in your
 37kernel configuration file:
 38.Bd -ragged -offset indent
 39.Cd "device miibus"
 40.Cd "device bfe"
 41.Ed
 42.Pp
 43Alternatively, to load the driver as a
 44module at boot time, place the following line in
 45.Xr loader.conf 5 :
 46.Bd -literal -offset indent
 47if_bfe_load="YES"
 48.Ed
 49.Sh DESCRIPTION
 50The
 51.Nm
 52driver provides support for Broadcom BCM4401 based Fast Ethernet adapters.
 53.Pp
 54The
 55.Nm
 56driver supports the following media types:
 57.Bl -tag -width ".Cm 10baseT/UTP"
 58.It Cm autoselect
 59Enable autoselection of the media type and options.
 60.It Cm 10baseT/UTP
 61Set 10Mbps operation.
 62.It Cm 100baseTX
 63Set 100Mbps (Fast Ethernet) operation.
 64.El
 65.Pp
 66The
 67.Nm
 68driver supports the following media options:
 69.Bl -tag -width ".Cm full-duplex"
 70.It Cm full-duplex
 71Set full duplex operation.
 72.El
 73.Pp
 74For further information on configuring this device, see
 75.Xr ifconfig 8 .
 76.Sh DIAGNOSTICS
 77.Bl -diag
 78.It "bfe%d: couldn't map memory"
 79A fatal initialization error has occurred.
 80.It "bfe%d: couldn't map interrupt"
 81A fatal initialization error has occurred.
 82.It "bfe%d: failed to allocate DMA resources"
 83There are not enough mbufs available for allocation.
 84.It "bfe%d: watchdog timeout -- resetting"
 85The device has stopped responding to the network, or there is a problem with
 86the network connection (cable).
 87.El
 88.Sh SEE ALSO
 89.Xr altq 4 ,
 90.Xr arp 4 ,
 91.Xr miibus 4 ,
 92.Xr netintro 4 ,
 93.Xr ng_ether 4 ,
 94.Xr ifconfig 8
 95.Sh HISTORY
 96The
 97.Nm
 98device driver first appeared in
 99.Fx 5.1 .
100.Sh AUTHORS
101.An -nosplit
102The
103.Nm
104device driver was written by
105.An Stuart Walsh
106and
107.An Duncan Barclay .
108This manual page was written by
109.An Stuart Walsh .