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BCMA(4)			 BSD Kernel Interfaces Manual		       BCMA(4)

NAME
     bcma -- Broadcom AMBA Backplane driver

SYNOPSIS
     To	compile	this driver into the kernel, add the following lines to	the
     kernel configuration file:

	   device bhnd
	   device bcma

     To	load the driver	as a module at boot, add this line to loader.conf(5):

	   bcma_load="YES"

DESCRIPTION
     The bcma driver provides bhnd(4) support for devices using	the ARM	AMBA-
     based backplane architecture found	in later Broadcom Home Networking Di-
     vision's network chipsets and embedded systems.

     A common interconnect connects all	of the backplane's functional blocks.
     These functional blocks, known as cores, use the ARM AMBA AXI or APB in-
     terface to	communicate with devices attached to the interconnect.

     The IP cores used in siba(4) devices were adapted by Broadcom for compat-
     ibility with the new interconnect.

SEE ALSO
     bhnd(4), intro(4),	siba(4)

HISTORY
     The bcma device driver first appeared in FreeBSD 11.0.

AUTHORS
     The bcma driver was written by Landon Fuller <landonf@FreeBSD.org>.

BSD				 June 3, 2016				   BSD

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