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BFE(4)		      DragonFly Kernel Interfaces Manual		BFE(4)

NAME

bfe -- Broadcom BCM4401 Ethernet Device Driver

SYNOPSIS

device miibus device bfe

DESCRIPTION

The bfe driver provides support for Broadcom BCM4401 based Fast Ethernet adapters. 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).

DIAGNOSTICS

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 (cable).

SEE ALSO

arp(4), ifmedia(4), miibus(4), netintro(4), ng_ether(4), ifconfig(8)

HISTORY

The bfe device driver first appeared in FreeBSD 5.1.

AUTHORS

The bfe device driver was written by Stuart Walsh and Duncan Barclay. This manual page was written by Stuart Walsh. DragonFly 4.1 September 4, 2003 DragonFly 4.1