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Bring the BFE(4) manual page up-to-date with FreeBSD RELENG_4.

Submitted by:	Christian Brueffer <chris@unixpages.org>

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.Dd September 4, 2003
.Dt BFE 4
.Os
.Sh NAME
.Nm bfe
.Nd Broadcom BCM4401 Ethernet Device Driver
.Sh SYNOPSIS
.Cd "device miibus"
.Cd "device bfe"
.Sh DESCRIPTION
The
.Nm
driver provides support for Broadcom BCM4401 based Fast Ethernet adapters.
.Pp
The
.Nm
driver supports the following media types:
.Pp
.Bl -tag -width xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
.It autoselect
Enable autoselection of the media type and options
.It 10baseT/UTP
Set 10Mbps operation
.It 100baseTX
Set 100Mbps (fast ethernet) operation
.El
.Pp
The
.Nm
driver supports the following media options:
.Pp
.Bl -tag -width xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
.It full-duplex
Set full duplex operation
.El
.Pp
For further information on configuring this device, see
.Xr ifconfig 8 .
.Pp
.Sh DIAGNOSTICS
.Bl -diag
.It "bfe%d: couldn't map memory"
A fatal initialization error has occurred.
.It "bfe%d: couldn't map interrupt"
A fatal initialization error has occurred.
.It "bfe%d: failed to allocate DMA resources"
There are not enough mbufs available for allocation.
.It "bfe%d: watchdog timeout -- resetting"
The device has stopped responding to the network, or there is a problem with
the network connection (cable).
.El
.Sh SEE ALSO
.Xr arp 4 ,
.Xr miibus 4 ,
.Xr netintro 4 ,
.Xr ng_ether 4 ,
.Xr ifconfig 8
.Sh HISTORY
The
.Nm
device driver first appeared in
.Fx 5.1 .
.Sh AUTHORS
.An -nosplit
The
.Nm
device driver was written by
.An Stuart Walsh
and
.An Duncan Barclay .
This manual page was written by
.An Stuart Walsh .