FCP-0101: Deprecating most 10/100 Ethernet drivers

Trev freebsd-stable at sentry.org
Thu Oct 4 09:41:34 UTC 2018

> On Wed, Oct 03, 2018 at 09:05:16PM +0000, Brooks Davis wrote:
> FCP-01010 (https://github.com/freebsd/fcp/blob/master/fcp-0101.md)
> outlines a plan to deprecate most 10/100 Ethernet drivers in FreeBSD 12
> and remove them in FreeBSD 13 to reduce the burden of maintaining and
> improving the network stack. >
> The current list of drivers slated for REMOVAL is:
> ae, bfe, bm, cs, dme, ed, ep, ex, fe, pcn, rl, sf, smc, sn,
> ste, tl, tx, txp, vx, wb, xe
> Please reply to this message with nominations to the exception list.

Sill using my Asus EeePC 701 (just bought a new battery pack) for 
FreeBSD with ae nic (and I do not foresee discontinuing its use any time 
soon as its serial port comes in handy for talking to other serial devices).

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