Subject: Re: choice of NIC [was Re: questions about netbsd]
To: Pavel Cahyna <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: tech-net
Date: 02/10/2003 10:11:33
On Sun, Feb 09, 2003 at 04:48:24PM +0100, Pavel Cahyna wrote:

 > please, is this checksumming capability supported on NetBSD? I remember Jason
 > Thorpe saying that even if Intel's 100 Mbit cards (fxp) can do it, intel
 > hasn't released the documentation and so it's not supported. Are you
 > sure that the wm driver in NetBSD can do it? The wm(4) manpage doesn't
 > mention checksumming at all.

Which wm(4) manual page are you reading???

     The i8254x supports IPv4/TCP/UDP checksumming in hardware.  The wm driver
     supports this feature of the chip.  See ifconfig(8) for information on
     how to enable this feature.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>