svn commit: r216596 - head/share/man/man4

Pyun YongHyeon yongari at
Mon Dec 20 17:39:39 UTC 2010

Author: yongari
Date: Mon Dec 20 17:39:39 2010
New Revision: 216596

  Document limitation of station address reprogramming.


Modified: head/share/man/man4/jme.4
--- head/share/man/man4/jme.4	Mon Dec 20 17:28:15 2010	(r216595)
+++ head/share/man/man4/jme.4	Mon Dec 20 17:39:39 2010	(r216596)
@@ -24,7 +24,7 @@
 .\" $FreeBSD$
-.Dd December 18, 2010
+.Dd December 20, 2010
 .Dt JME 4
@@ -166,3 +166,15 @@ driver was written by
 .Aq yongari at .
 It first appeared in
 .Fx 7.1 .
+driver tries to avoid unnecessary station address reprogramming for
+controllers that use eFuse to store station address.
+The number of times that eFuse can be safely reprogrammed is 16 at
+In addition, there is no way to restore factory default station
+address once station address is reprogrammed via eFuse.
+It is highly recommended not to reprogram station address and
+it is responsibility of administrator to store original station
+address into a safe place when station address should be changed.

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