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mos -- MosChip MCS7730/7830/7832 10/100 USB Ethernet device
mos* at uhub?
The mos driver provides support for USB Ethernet adapters based on the
MosChip MCS7730, MCS7830, and MCS7832 USB 2.0 chipsets, including the
All adapters operate with either USB 1.x, 2.0, or 3.x controllers, though
performance with 1.x controllers is limited since the USB 1.x standard
specifies a maximum transfer speed of 12Mbps. Users with USB 1.x con-
trollers should therefore not expect to actually achieve 100Mbps speeds
with these devices.
A 64-bit multicast hash table is supported, single perfect filter entry
for the station address, all-multicast mode, and promiscuous mode. Pack-
ets are received and transmitted over separate USB bulk transfer end-
The mos driver supports the following media types:
autoselect Enable autoselection of the media type and options (this is
the default). The user can manually override the autose-
lected mode by adding media options to the appropriate
10baseT Set 10Mbps operation.
100baseTX Set 100Mbps (Fast Ethernet) operation.
The mos driver supports the following media options:
full-duplex Force full-duplex operation.
half-duplex Force half-duplex operation.
For more information on configuring this device, see ifconfig(8).
See usbnet(4) for diagnostics.
arp(4), ifmedia(4), intro(4), netintro(4), usb(4), usbnet(4),
ifconfig.if(5), ifconfig(8), usbnet(9)
MosChip India, http://www.moschip.com.
The mos driver first appeared in OpenBSD 4.5. It was ported to NetBSD by
Matthew R. Green <firstname.lastname@example.org> and first appeared in NetBSD 10.0.
The mos driver was written by Johann Christian Rode <email@example.com>.
NetBSD 9.99 August 24, 2019 NetBSD 9.99