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nep
Sun Neptune 10Gb Ethernet device

nep* at pci?
brgphy* at mii?

The nep driver provides support for various NICs based on the Sun Neptune Ethernet controller chips, including the following:
It uses an internal or external PHY or an external 10-bit interface.
The nep driver supports several media types, which are selected via the ifconfig(8) command. The supported media types are:
 
 
media autoselect
Attempt to autoselect the media type (default)
 
 
media 1000baseT mediaopt full-duplex
Use 1000baseT on copper, full duplex
 
 
media 1000baseT [
mediaopt half-duplex
]
Use 1000baseT on copper, half duplex
 
 
media 100baseTX mediaopt full-duplex
Use 100baseTX, full duplex
 
 
media 100baseTX [
mediaopt half-duplex
]
Use 100baseTX, half duplex

arp(4), brgphy(4), ifmedia(4), inet(4), intro(4), netintro(4), hostname.if(5), ifconfig(8)

OpenBSD support for nep first appeared in OpenBSD 5.7.

The nep driver was written by Mark Kettenis <kettenis@openbsd.org>.

The nep driver currently only supports 1Gb Ethernet NICs. It also does not yet use many of the advanced features the Neptune chip offers.
January 10, 2015 OpenBSD-6.1