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

NAME
     bfe - Broadcom BCM4401 Ethernet Device Driver

SYNOPSIS
     device miibus
     device bfe

DESCRIPTION
     The bfe driver provides support for the Broadcom BCM4401 based Fast
     Ethernet adapters.

     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).

DIAGNOSTICS
     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 mbuf's
     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
     (cable).

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

HISTORY
     The bfe device driver first appeared in FreeBSD 5.1.

AUTHORS
     The bfe device driver was written by Stuart Walsh and Duncan Barclay.
     This manual page was written by Stuart Walsh.

FreeBSD 11.0-PRERELEASE        September 4, 2003       FreeBSD 11.0-PRERELEASE

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