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hme - Sun Microelectronics STP2002-STQ Ethernet interfaces device driver

 

NAME

      hme - Sun Microelectronics STP2002-STQ Ethernet interfaces device driver
 

SYNOPSIS

      To compile this driver into the kernel, place the following lines in your
      kernel configuration file:
 
            device miibus
            device hme
 
      Alternatively, to load the driver as a module at boot time, place the
      following line in loader.conf(5):
 
            if_hme_load="YES"
 

DESCRIPTION

      The hme driver supports Sun Microelectronics STP2002-STQ Fast Ethernet
      interfaces.
 

HARDWARE

      The hme driver supports the on-board Ethernet interfaces of many Sun
      UltraSPARC workstation and server models.
 
      Cards supported by the hme driver include:
 
            Sun PCI SunSwift Adapter (“SUNW,hme”)
            Sun SBus SunSwift Adapter (“hme” and “SUNW,hme”)
            Sun PCI Sun100BaseT Adapter 2.0 (“SUNW,hme”)
            Sun SBus Sun100BaseT 2.0 (“SUNW,hme”)
            Sun PCI Quad FastEthernet Controller (“SUNW,qfe”)
            Sun SBus Quad FastEthernet Controller (“SUNW,qfe”)
 

NOTES

      On sparc64 the hme driver respects the local-mac-address? system configu‐
      ration variable which can be set in the Open Firmware boot monitor using
      the setenv command or by eeprom(8).  If set to “false” (the default), the
      hme driver will use the system’s default MAC address for all of its
      devices.  If set to “true”, the unique MAC address of each interface is
      used if present rather than the system’s default MAC address.
 
      Supported interfaces having their own MAC address include on-board ver‐
      sions on boards equipped with more than one Ethernet interface and all
      add-on cards except the single-port SBus versions.
      altq(4), gem(4), intro(4), miibus(4), netintro(4), eeprom(8), ifconfig(8)
 
      Sun Microelectronics, STP2002QFP Fast Ethernet, Parallel Port, SCSI
      (FEPS) User’s Guide, April 1996,
      http://www.sun.com/oem/products/manuals/STP2002QFP-UG.pdf.
 

HISTORY

      The hme driver first appeared in NetBSD 1.5.  The first FreeBSD version
      to include it was FreeBSD 5.0.
 

AUTHORS

      The hme driver was written by Paul Kranenburg 〈pk@NetBSD.org〉.
 

Sections

Based on BSD UNIX
FreeBSD is an advanced operating system for x86 compatible (including Pentium and Athlon), amd64 compatible (including Opteron, Athlon64, and EM64T), UltraSPARC, IA-64, PC-98 and ARM architectures. It is derived from BSD, the version of UNIX developed at the University of California, Berkeley. It is developed and maintained by a large team of individuals. Additional platforms are in various stages of development.