svn commit: r266423 - in head/sys: conf dev/i40e modules/i40e
julian at freebsd.org
Tue May 20 15:19:21 UTC 2014
On 5/20/14, 11:14 PM, Julian Elischer wrote:
> On 5/20/14, 1:50 AM, Rui Paulo wrote:
>> On 18 May 2014, at 18:41, Julian Elischer <julian at freebsd.org> wrote:
>>> On 5/19/14, 9:21 AM, Jack F Vogel wrote:
>>>> Author: jfv
>>>> Date: Mon May 19 01:21:02 2014
>>>> New Revision: 266423
>>>> URL: http://svnweb.freebsd.org/changeset/base/266423
>>>> This is the beta release of the driver for the new
>>>> Intel 40G Ethernet Controller XL710 Family. This is
>>>> the core driver, a VF driver called i40evf, will be
>>>> following soon. Questions or comments to myself or
>>>> my co-developer Eric Joyner. Cheers!
>>> love the name..
>> Aesthetics aside, I think the name should be changed. Network
>> drivers always used [a-z] for name and [0-9] for unit. Can you
>> find an example where this is not true?
> I just meant the XL (Roman Numeral 40) part..
sorry to have caused this fuss jsut because I like the use of the
common "XL" name to (in this case) hint at 40.
the device name in netstat could be ixlgNNN (intel 40gig) even if the
device is aimed at the 710 (and later 720 etc..)
>> Rui Paulo
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