10/100/Gigabit Ethernet device
ale* at pci?
atphy* at mii?
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
ale driver supports IPv4 receive
IP/TCP/UDP checksum offload and VLAN tag insertion and stripping.
The following media types are supported:
- Enable autoselection of the media type and options.
- Set 10Mbps operation.
- Set 100Mbps (Fast Ethernet) operation.
- 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
ifconfig ale0 media.
arp(4), atphy(4), ifmedia(4), intro(4), netintro(4), pci(4), hostname.if(5), ifconfig(8)
ale device driver first appeared in
ale driver was written by
Pyun YongHyeon for FreeBSD
and ported to OpenBSD by Kevin