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AXE(4)                  NetBSD Kernel Interfaces Manual                 AXE(4)


NAME
axe -- ASIX AX88172 USB Ethernet driver
SYNOPSIS
axe* at uhub? XXphy* at mii?
HARDWARE
The axe driver supports the following adapters: Corega FEther USB2-TX D-Link DUB-E100 Linksys USB 200M Melco LUA-U2-KTX Netgear FA120 Sitecom LN029 Systemtalks SGCX2UL
DESCRIPTION
The axe driver provides support for USB (2.0) Ethernet adapters based on the ASIX AX88172 chip. The chip contains a 10/100 Ethernet MAC with MII interface and is designed to work with both Ethernet and HomePNA transceivers. The chip also supports USB 2.0, thereby accommodating 100 Mb/s data rates. The axe driver supports the following media types: autoselect Enable automatic selection of the media type and options. 10baseT/UTP Set 10Mbps operation. The mediaopt option can also be used to enable full-duplex operation. Not spec- ifying full duplex implies half-duplex mode. 100baseTX Set 100Mbps (fast Ethernet) operation. The mediaopt option can also be used to enable full-duplex operation. Not specifying full duplex implies half-duplex mode. The axe driver supports the following media options: full-duplex 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).
SEE ALSO
arp(4), netintro(4), usb(4), ifconfig(8) ASIX AX88172 data sheet, http://www.asix.com.tw.
HISTORY
The axe device driver first appeared in FreeBSD and was ported to NetBSD 3.0. It replaces the NetBSD uax driver. NetBSD 5.0 October 23, 2004 NetBSD 5.0
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