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BFE(4)                 FreeBSD Kernel Interfaces Manual                 BFE(4)

     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.

FreeBSD 11.1-RELEASE-p4          July 16, 2005         FreeBSD 11.1-RELEASE-p4
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