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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	inser-
     tion/extraction, VLAN checksum offload, VLAN TSO, and Receive Side	Steer-
     ing (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.  Con-
     nectX-4 LX	supports:10/25/40/50Gb/s speeds	(and reduced power consump-
     tion) :

     +o	 Mellanox MCX455A-ECAT
     +o	 Mellanox MCX456A-ECAT
     +o	 Mellanox MCX415A-CCAT
     +o	 Mellanox MCX416A-CCAT
     +o	 Mellanox MCX455A-FCAT
     +o	 Mellanox MCX456A-FCAT
     +o	 Mellanox MCX415A-BCAT
     +o	 Mellanox MCX416A-BCAT
     +o	 Mellanox MCX4131A-GCAT
     +o	 Mellanox MCX4131A-BCAT
     +o	 Mellanox MCX4121A-ACAT
     +o	 Mellanox MCX4111A-ACAT
     +o	 Mellanox MCX4121A-XCAT
     +o	 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
     <freebsd-drivers@mellanox.com>.

SEE ALSO
     ifconfig(8)

HISTORY
     The mlx5en	device driver first appeared in	FreeBSD	11.0.

AUTHORS
     The mlx5en	driver was written by Mellanox Technologies
     <freebsd-drivers@mellanox.com>.

FreeBSD	11.2		       December	3, 2015			  FreeBSD 11.2

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