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NFE(4)                   BSD Kernel Interfaces Manual                   NFE(4)

NAME
     nfe -- NVIDIA nForce MCP 10/100/Gigabit Ethernet device

SYNOPSIS
     nfe* at pci?
     atphy* at mii?
     brgphy* at mii?
     ciphy* at mii?
     eephy* at mii?
     icsphy* at mii?
     rgephy* at mii?
     rlphy* at mii?

DESCRIPTION
     The nfe driver supports Fast Ethernet and Gigabit Ethernet adapters based
     on the NVIDIA nForce Media and Communications Processors (MCP), the
     nForce, nForce 2, nForce 3, CK804, MCP04, MCP51, MCP55, MCP61, MCP65,
     MCP67, MCP73, MCP77, MCP79 and MCP89 Ethernet controller chips.

     The nfe driver supports IPv4 transmit/receive IP/TCP/UDP checksum offload
     with the nForce 3, CK804, MCP55, MCP77, MCP79 and MCP89 chipsets and VLAN
     tag insertion and stripping with the MCP55 chipset.

     The nfe driver additionally supports Wake on LAN (WoL).  See arp(8) and
     ifconfig(8) for more details.

     The nfe driver supports the following media types:

     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 (recent models
                 only).

SEE ALSO
     arp(4), atphy(4), brgphy(4), ciphy(4), eephy(4), icsphy(4), ifmedia(4),
     intro(4), netintro(4), pci(4), rgephy(4), rlphy(4), hostname.if(5),
     ifconfig(8)

HISTORY
     The nfe device driver first appeared in OpenBSD 3.9.

AUTHORS
     The nfe driver was written by Jonathan Gray <jsg@openbsd.org> and Damien
     Bergamini <damien.bergamini@free.fr>.

CAVEATS
     NVIDIA refuse to release any documentation on their products.

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