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ALE(4) Device Drivers Manual ALE(4)

NAME

aleAtheros AR8121/AR8113/AR8114 10/100/Gigabit Ethernet device

SYNOPSIS

ale* at pci?
atphy* at mii?

DESCRIPTION

The ale driver provides support for Ethernet interfaces based on the Atheros AR8121 Gigabit Ethernet chipset and the AR8113/AR8114 Fast Ethernet chipsets, also known as the Attansic L1E.
The ale driver supports IPv4 receive IP/TCP/UDP checksum offload and VLAN tag insertion and stripping.
The following media types are supported:
autoselect
Enable autoselection of the media type and options.
10baseT
Set 10Mbps operation.
100baseTX
Set 100Mbps (Fast Ethernet) operation.
1000baseT
Set 1000Mbps (Gigabit Ethernet) operation.
For more information on configuring this device, see ifconfig(8). To view a list of media types and options supported by the card, try ifconfig <device> media. For example, ifconfig ale0 media.

SEE ALSO

arp(4), atphy(4), ifmedia(4), intro(4), netintro(4), pci(4), hostname.if(5), ifconfig(8)

HISTORY

The ale device driver first appeared in OpenBSD 4.5.

AUTHORS

The ale driver was written by Pyun YongHyeon for FreeBSD and ported to OpenBSD by Kevin Lo <kevlo@openbsd.org>.
July 16, 2013 OpenBSD-current