Subject: Re: choice of NIC [was Re: questions about netbsd]
To: Pavel Cahyna <email@example.com>
From: Jason R Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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 <email@example.com>