On Sun, May 12, 2019, 12:00 PM Eugene Grosbein <eu...@grosbein.net> wrote:
> 12.05.2019 8:21, Warner Losh wrote: > > > >> I've posted a review to remove obsolete 10 and 10/100 Ethernet > drivers > > >> as previous approved in FCP-101. > > >> The following drivers are slated for > > >> removal from FreeBSD-HEAD (to be FreeBSD-13): > > >> ae, bm, cs, de, ed, ep, ex, fe, pcn, sf, sn, tl, tx, txp, vx, wb, > xe > > > OMG ! ed ! That EOL's loads of PC boxes I have (& a show box of > > > spare) that will never be able to upgrade. > > Do those boxes have 10M-only or 100Mbps variants of ed(4)? > > What kind of hardware do they have (CPU and memory-wise)? > > > > There are no 100M ed variants. There are some PC Card variants that have > 100M MII connections, but they are limited to about 12Mbps due to bus > limits. Even the PCI ones didn't have 100M mii connections. > > There was RTL8029AS "NE2000-compatible" 100M 32 bit PCI 2.1 adapter. > Not sure if ed(4) supports RTL8029AS. > It does, but there is the same limitations. The card can't do DMA, so it's limited by inb/outb limitations. It also only has a 10Mbps transceiver built in. If people sold 100M attachments, it still won't do much more than 10Mbps. Warner > _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list https://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-current-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"