svn commit: r197358 - stable/7/share/man/man4
marius at FreeBSD.org
Sun Sep 20 14:26:18 UTC 2009
Date: Sun Sep 20 14:26:17 2009
New Revision: 197358
- Update regarding the support for SBus GEM added in r194763 (MFC'ed
- Improve the description a bit and add a reference to vlan(4).
stable/7/share/man/man4/ (props changed)
--- stable/7/share/man/man4/gem.4 Sun Sep 20 14:20:00 2009 (r197357)
+++ stable/7/share/man/man4/gem.4 Sun Sep 20 14:26:17 2009 (r197358)
@@ -33,7 +33,7 @@
-.Dd January 15, 2009
+.Dd June 14, 2009
.Dt GEM 4
@@ -57,9 +57,16 @@ if_gem_load="YES"
-driver provides support for the GMac Ethernet hardware found mostly in
+driver provides support for the GMAC Ethernet hardware found mostly in
the last Apple PowerBooks G3s and most G4-based Apple hardware, as
-well as many Sun UltraSPARCs.
+well as Sun UltraSPARC machines.
+All controllers supported by the
+driver have TCP checksum offload capability for both receive and transmit,
+support for the reception and transmission of extended frames for
+.Xr vlan 4
+and a 512-bit multicast hash filter.
Chips supported by the
@@ -84,6 +91,9 @@ driver at this time:
Sun Gigabit Ethernet PCI 2.0/3.0 (GBE/P)
(part no.\& 501-4373)
+Sun Gigabit Ethernet SBus 2.0/3.0 (GBE/S)
+(part no.\& 501-4375)
On sparc64 the
@@ -108,15 +118,11 @@ the system's default MAC address.
Supported interfaces having their own MAC address include the on-board
Sun ERI 10/100 Mbps on boards equipped with more than one Ethernet interface
and the Sun Gigabit Ethernet 2.0/3.0 GBE add-on cards.
-driver fails to attach to Sun Gigabit Ethernet SBus 2.0/3.0 (GBE/S) cards,
-as no SBus front-end has been written so far.
.Sh SEE ALSO
.Xr altq 4 ,
.Xr miibus 4 ,
.Xr netintro 4 ,
+.Xr vlan 4 ,
.Xr eeprom 8 ,
.Xr ifconfig 8
@@ -132,9 +138,19 @@ version to include it was
-driver was written by
+driver was written for
.An Eduardo Horvath
.Aq eeh at NetBSD.org .
+It was ported to
+.An Thomas Moestl
+.Aq tmm at FreeBSD.org
+and later on improved by
+.An Marius Strobl
+.Aq marus at FreeBSD.org .
The man page was written by
.An Thomas Klausner
.Aq wiz at NetBSD.org .
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