|FXP(4)||Device Drivers Manual||FXP(4)|
fxp — Intel
EtherExpress PRO/100 10/100 Ethernet device
fxp* at pci?
fxp* at cardbus?
icsphy* at mii?
inphy* at mii?
iophy* at mii?
nsphy* at mii?
fxp device driver supports the Intel
EtherExpress 100 family of Ethernet cards based on various revisions of the
i82557, i82558, i82559, i82559S, i82550, i82551, and i82562 chipsets. These
come in several different varieties, including dual-port cards, and as
built-in Ethernet solutions on certain motherboards. This includes, among
others, the following models:
This list is not exhaustive. In particular, the
fxp driver should support any card by any
manufacturer which is based on one of the aforementioned chipsets.
The following media types and options (as given to ifconfig(8)) are supported:
If no media options are present, the
driver places the card into autoselect mode.
Some devices are able to do interrupt coalescing but it requires firmware updating. The following firmware files are potentially loaded on demand when an interface is brought up:
If a file is missing, the driver attempts to operate anyway.
fxp device driver first appeared in
fxp device driver was written by David
Greenman. This manual page was written by David E. O'Brien.
|August 31, 2007||OpenBSD-5.1|