Re: regarding broadcom netxtreme

From: Philip Paeps <>
Date: Tue, 29 Jun 2021 05:27:26 UTC
On 2021-06-25 11:31:51 (+0800), Saima Baig wrote:
> I'd like to learn more about the architecture of broadcom netxtreme 
> and
> freebsd's infrastructure of the network device driver.
> Is that a good driver to start with or is there something more 
> "pedantic"?

I would recommend one of the Intel iflib drivers and maybe the vtnet 
driver if you're just getting started.  Maybe one of the older 10/100 
drivers could be instructional too.  But I'm not sure if I could 
actually "recommend" any of them. :-)


Philip Paeps
Senior Reality Engineer
Alternative Enterprises