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IXGB(4)		       FreeBSD Kernel Interfaces Manual		       IXGB(4)

NAME
     ixgb -- Intel(R) PRO/10GbE	Ethernet driver	for the	FreeBSD	operating sys-
     tem

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

	   device ixgb

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

	   if_ixgb_load="YES"

DESCRIPTION
     The ixgb driver provides support for PCI Gigabit Ethernet adapters	based
     on	the Intel 82597EX Ethernet controller chips.  The driver supports
     Transmit/Receive checksum offload and Jumbo Frames.

     For questions related to hardware requirements, refer to the documenta-
     tion supplied with	your Intel PRO/10GbE adapter.  All hardware require-
     ments listed apply	to use with FreeBSD.

     Support for Jumbo Frames is provided via the interface MTU	setting.
     Selecting an MTU larger than 1500 bytes with the ifconfig(8) utility con-
     figures the adapter to receive and	transmit Jumbo Frames.	The maximum
     MTU size for Jumbo	Frames is 16114.

     This driver version supports VLANs.  For information on enabling VLANs,
     see ifconfig(8).

HARDWARE
     The ixgb driver supports the following cards:

     +o	 Intel PRO/10GbE LR Server Adapter
     +o	 Intel PRO/10GbE SR Server Adapter

DIAGNOSTICS
     ixgb%d: Unable to allocate	bus resource: memory  A	fatal initialization
     error has occurred.

     ixgb%d: Unable to allocate	bus resource: interrupt	 A fatal initializa-
     tion error	has occurred.

     ixgb%d: watchdog timeout -- resetting  The	device has stopped responding
     to	the network, or	there is a problem with	the network connection
     (cable).

SUPPORT
     For general information and support, go to	the Intel support website at:
     http://support.intel.com.

     If	an issue is identified with the	released source	code on	the supported
     kernel with a supported adapter, email the	specific information related
     to	the issue to <freebsdnic@mailbox.intel.com>.

SEE ALSO
     arp(4), em(4), netintro(4), ng_ether(4), polling(4), vlan(4), ifconfig(8)

HISTORY
     The ixgb device driver first appeared in FreeBSD 4.11 and FreeBSD 5.3.

AUTHORS
     The ixgb driver was written by Intel Corporation
     <freebsdnic@mailbox.intel.com>.

FreeBSD	10.1			August 18, 2006			  FreeBSD 10.1

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