ALE(4)                  NetBSD Kernel Interfaces Manual                 ALE(4)

NAME
     ale -- Atheros AR8121/AR8113/AR8114 10/100/Gigabit Ethernet device

SYNOPSIS
     ale* at pci?
     atphy* at mii?

DESCRIPTION
     The ale driver provides support for Ethernet interfaces based on the
     Atheros AR8121/AR8113/AR8114 Ethernet chipset, also known as the Attansic
     L1E.

     The ale driver supports IPv4 receive IP/TCP/UDP checksum offload and VLAN
     tag insertion and stripping.

     The following media types are supported:

     autoselect  Enable autoselection of the media type and options.
     10baseT     Set 10Mbps operation.
     100baseTX   Set 100Mbps (Fast Ethernet) operation.
     1000baseT   Set 1000Mbps (Gigabit Ethernet) operation.

     For more information on configuring this device, see ifconfig(8).  To
     view a list of media types and options supported by the card, try
     ifconfig <device> media.  For example, ifconfig ale0 media.

SEE ALSO
     arp(4), atphy(4), ifmedia(4), intro(4), netintro(4), pci(4), ifconfig(8)

HISTORY
     The ale device driver first appeared in OpenBSD 4.5.  It was then ported
     to NetBSD 5.1.

AUTHORS
     The ale driver was written by Pyun YongHyeon for FreeBSD and ported to
     OpenBSD by Kevin Lo <kevlo@OpenBSD.org> then ported to NetBSD by
     Christoph Egger <cegger@NetBSD.org> and Kevin Lahey.

NetBSD 6.0                        May 5, 2009                       NetBSD 6.0

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