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BNX(4) DragonFly Kernel Interfaces Manual BNX(4)
bnx -- Broadcom BCM57785/BCM5718 families 10/100/Gigabit Ethernet device
Alternatively, to load the driver as a module at boot time, place the
following line in /boot/loader.conf:
The bnx driver supports the PCIe Ethernet adapters based on Broadcom
BCM57785/BCM5718 families chips.
The bnx driver supports the following media types:
autoselect Enable autoselection of the media types and options
10baseT/UTP Set 10Mbps operation. The mediaopt option can also be used
to select either full-duplex or half-duplex modes.
100baseTX Set 100Mbps (Fast Ethernet) operation. The mediaopt option
can also be used to select either full-duplex or half-duplex
1000baseT Set 1000Mbps (Gigabit Ethernet) operation. The mediaopt
option can only be set full-duplex mode.
The bnx driver supports the following media options:
full-duplex Force full duplex operation.
half-duplex Force half duplex operation.
Note that the 1000baseT media type is only available if it is supported
by the adapter. For more information on configuring this device, see
arp(4), bge(4), ifmedia(4), miibus(4), netintro(4), ng_ether(4), vlan(4),
The bnx device driver first appeared in DragonFly 3.1.
The bnx driver was based on bge(4) written by Bill Paul
DragonFly 3.5 July 19, 2012 DragonFly 3.5