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MLX5EN(4)              FreeBSD Kernel Interfaces Manual              MLX5EN(4)

NAME
     mlx5en - Mellanox ConnectX-4 and ConnectX-4 LX based 100Gb, 50Gb, 40Gb,
     25Gb and 10Gb Ethernet adapter driver

SYNOPSIS
     To compile this driver into the kernel, place the following lines in your
     kernel configuration file:

           options COMPAT_LINUXKPI
           device mlx5
           device mlx5en

     To load the driver as a module at run-time, run the following command as
     root:

           kldload mlx5en

     To load the driver as a module at boot time, place the following lines in
     loader.conf(5):

           mlx5en_load="YES"

DESCRIPTION
     The mlx5en driver provides support for PCI Express Ethernet adapters
     based on ConnectX-4 and ConnectX-4 LX.  The driver supports Jumbo Frames,
     Transmit/Receive checksum offload, TCP segmentation offload (TSO), Large
     Receive Offload (LRO), HW Large Receive Offload (HW LRO), VLAN tag
     insertion/extraction, VLAN checksum offload, VLAN TSO, and Receive Side
     Steering (RSS).
     The network interface is named mce.
     For further hardware information and questions related to hardware
     requirements, see http://www.mellanox.com/.

     For more information on configuring this device, see ifconfig(8).

HARDWARE
     The mlx5en driver supports 100Gb, 50Gb, 40Gb, 25Gb and 10Gb Ethernet
     adapters.  ConnectX-4 supports:10/20/25/40/50/56/100Gb/s speeds.
     ConnectX-4 LX supports:10/25/40/50Gb/s speeds (and reduced power
     consumption) :

        Mellanox MCX455A-ECAT
        Mellanox MCX456A-ECAT
        Mellanox MCX415A-CCAT
        Mellanox MCX416A-CCAT
        Mellanox MCX455A-FCAT
        Mellanox MCX456A-FCAT
        Mellanox MCX415A-BCAT
        Mellanox MCX416A-BCAT
        Mellanox MCX4131A-GCAT
        Mellanox MCX4131A-BCAT
        Mellanox MCX4121A-ACAT
        Mellanox MCX4111A-ACAT
        Mellanox MCX4121A-XCAT
        Mellanox MCX4111A-XCAT

SUPPORT
     For general information and support, go to the Mellanox support website
     at: http://www.mellanox.com/.

     If an issue is identified with this driver with a supported adapter,
     email all the specific information related to the issue to
     <[email protected]>.

SEE ALSO
     ifconfig(8)

HISTORY
     The mlx5en device driver first appeared in FreeBSD 11.0.

AUTHORS
     The mlx5en driver was written by Mellanox Technologies
     <[email protected]>.

FreeBSD 11.1-RELEASE-p4        December 3, 2015        FreeBSD 11.1-RELEASE-p4
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