FCP-0101: Deprecating most 10/100 Ethernet drivers
imp at bsdimp.com
Thu Oct 4 14:43:46 UTC 2018
On Thu, Oct 4, 2018 at 8:40 AM Alexey Dokuchaev <danfe at freebsd.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 04, 2018 at 02:26:44PM +0000, Mark Linimon wrote:
> > On Thu, Oct 04, 2018 at 08:44:11AM +0000, Alexey Dokuchaev wrote:
> > > OK I guess I can understand removing 10 (I personally haven't seen
> > > one in a very long time) but 100 are omnipresent and most of my NICs
> > > are in fact 100.
> > Sigh. If you really plan to still be using i386 and 10/100 ether in
> > 2024, perhaps you should consider NetBSD.
> I don't quite understand why are you grouping 10/100 vs. 1000 rather than
> 10 vs. 100/1000.
As far as I know, none of the drivers listed could do 1Gbps. They were all
specifically 10Mbps or 10/100Mbps. Support for 10Mbps or 100Mbps isn't
being removed from the tree: there's still dozens of GigE drivers that can
do those speeds that have PCI or better bus attachments.
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