MirOS Manual: aue(4)

AUE(4)                     BSD Programmer's Manual                      AUE(4)


     aue - ADMtek AN986 / ADM8511 Pegasus family USB Ethernet driver


     aue*   at uhub? port ?
     ukphy* at mii?


     The aue driver provides support for USB Ethernet adapters based on the
     ADMtek AN986 ("Pegasus") and ADM8511 ("Pegasus II") chipsets. This in-
     cludes the following adapters:

           3Com 3c460b
           Abocom UFE1000
           Abocom DSB650TX
           Accton USB320-EC
           Accton SpeedStream Ethernet
           Admtek Pegasus
           Admtek Pegasus II
           Belkin USB to LAN
           Billionton Systems USB100
           Billionton Systems USB100EL
           Billionton Systems USB100LP
           Billionton Systems USBE100
           Corega FEther USB-TX
           Corega FEther USB-TXS
           D-Link DSB-650
           D-Link DSB-650TX
           D-Link DSB-650TX-PNA
           Elecom LD-USB/TX
           Elecom LD-USBL/TX
           Elsa Microlink USB2Ethernet
           I/O DATA USB ETTX
           Kingston KNU101TX
           LinkSys USB100TX
           LinkSys USB100H1
           LinkSys USB10T
           LinkSys USB10TA
           LinkSys USB10TX
           Melco Inc. LUA-TX
           Melco Inc. LUA2-TX
           Netgear FA101
           Siemens SpeedStream USB
           Smartbridges smartNIC 2
           SMC 2202USB
           SMC EZ Connect USB
           SOHOware NUB100

     The Pegasus family of chipsets contain a 10/100 Ethernet MAC with an MII
     interface and are designed to work with both Ethernet and HomePNA tran-
     sceivers. Although the chipsets are designed to interface with 100Mbps
     peripherals, the USB 1.x standards specify a maximum transfer speed of
     12Mbps. Users should therefore not expect to actually achieve 100Mbps
     speeds with these devices.

     The Pegasus chipsets support a 64-bit multicast hash table, single per-
     fect filter entry for the station address and promiscuous mode. Packets
     are received and transmitted over separate USB bulk transfer endpoints.

     The aue driver supports the following media types:

     autoselect  Enable autoselection of the media type and options. The user
                 can manually override the autoselected mode by adding media
                 options to the appropriate hostname.if(5) file.

     10baseT     Set 10Mbps operation. The mediaopt option can also be used to
                 enable full-duplex operation. Not specifying full duplex im-
                 plies half-duplex mode.

     100baseTX   Set 100Mbps (Fast Ethernet) operation. The mediaopt option
                 can also be used to enable full-duplex operation. Not speci-
                 fying full duplex implies half-duplex mode.

     The aue driver supports the following media options:

                 Force full duplex operation. The interface will operate in
                 half duplex mode if this media option is not specified.

     For more information on configuring this device, see ifconfig(8).


     aue%d: watchdog timeout  A packet was queued for transmission and a
     transmit command was issued, however the device failed to acknowledge the
     transmission before a timeout expired.

     aue%d: no memory for rx list  The driver failed to allocate an mbuf for
     the receiver ring.


     arp(4), ifmedia(4), intro(4), netintro(4), usb(4), hostname.if(5),

     ADMtek AN986 and ADM8511 data sheets, http://www.admtek.com.tw.


     The aue device driver first appeared in FreeBSD 4.0. OpenBSD support was
     added in OpenBSD 2.7.


     The aue driver was written by Bill Paul <wpaul@ee.columbia.edu> and port-
     ed to OpenBSD by
     Aaron Campbell <aaron@openbsd.org>.

MirOS BSD #10-current         December 25, 1999                              1

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