Re: Status of bgx (ThunderX Eth driver) for FreeBSD 14?

From: Marcel Flores <>
Date: Wed, 23 Jun 2021 23:14:25 UTC
> On Jun 23, 2021, at 1:29 PM, Ed Maste <> wrote:
> The Ethernet driver for Marvell/Cavium ThunderX has a number of
> issues, including at least:
> - No man page (PR204414)
> - Driver does not build as a module (PR204415)
> - Locking issues (PR206310)
> - Multicast not implemented (PR223573)
> - Non-promiscuous not implemented (PR223575)
> I'd like to know how much interest there is in this driver/hardware,
> and if anyone is willing to work on improving it. If no one has any
> interest I will at least add a minimal man page and document the state
> of the driver there.

I’m interested as a regular personal-user of the hardware anyway.

Man page, in particular the vnic and iovctl setup, would certainly have been