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NXGE(4)		       FreeBSD Kernel Interfaces Manual		       NXGE(4)

NAME
     nxge -- Neterion Xframe 10GbE Server/Storage adapter driver

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

	   device nxge

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

	   if_nxge_load="YES"

DESCRIPTION
     The nxge driver provides support for Neterion Xframe-I and	Xframe-II
     adapters.	The driver supports TCP	Segmentation Offload (TSO/LSO),	Large
     Receive Offload (LRO), Jumbo Frames (5 buffer mode), Header Separation
     (Rx 2 buffer mode), VLAN, and Promiscuous mode.

     For general information and support, please visit the Neterion support
     page http://www.neterion.com/support/support.html.

     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 transmit and receive Jumbo Frames.	Xframe
     adapters support Jumbo Frames up to 9600 bytes.

     For Jumbo Frames, the driver will try to allocate physically contiguous
     buffers.  Failures	to do so may degrade the performance.  To resolve such
     problems, please visit http://www.neterion.com where additional informa-
     tion and a	kernel patch can be found.

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

HARDWARE
     The nxge driver supports Neterion Xframe 10 Gigabit Ethernet adapters
     listed in http://www.neterion.com/how/pricing.html.

SUPPORT
     For troubleshooting tips and FAQs,	please visit
     http://trac.neterion.com/cgi-bin/trac.cgi/wiki/TitleIndex?anonymous.

     For any issues please send	an email to <support@neterion.com>.

SEE ALSO
     arp(4), netintro(4), ifconfig(8)

HISTORY
     The nxge device driver first appeared in FreeBSD 7.0.

AUTHORS
     The nxge driver was written by Neterion <support@neterion.com>.

FreeBSD	10.1		       October 16, 2007			  FreeBSD 10.1

NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | HARDWARE | SUPPORT | SEE ALSO | HISTORY | AUTHORS

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