|Enable autoselection of media type and options.|
|Select 10Mbps operation on a BNC coaxial connector.|
|Select 10Mbps operation on a RJ-45 connector.|
|100BaseTX||Select 100Mbps operation.|
Note that 100BaseTX operation is not available on CE2-class cards, while the 10Base2/BNC mode is only available on CE2-class cards. Full-duplex operation is currently not supported. For more information on configuring network interface devices, see ifconfig(8).
The xe driver supports the following cards:
- Xircom CreditCard Ethernet (PS-CE2-10)
- Xircom CreditCard Ethernet + Modem 28 (PS-CEM-28)
- Xircom CreditCard Ethernet + Modem 33 (CEM33)
- Xircom CreditCard 10/100 (CE3, CE3B)
- Xircom CreditCard Ethernet 10/100 + Modem 56 (CEM56)
- Xircom RealPort Ethernet 10 (RE10)
- Xircom RealPort Ethernet 10/100 (RE100)
- Xircom RealPort Ethernet 10/100 + Modem 56 (REM56, REM56G)
- Accton Fast EtherCard-16 (EN2226)
- Compaq Microcom CPQ550 Ethernet/Modem PC Card
- Compaq Netelligent 10/100 PC Card (CPQ-10/100)
- Intel EtherExpress Pro/100 PC Card Mobile Adapter 16 (Pro/100 M16A)
- Intel EtherExpress Pro/100 LAN/Modem PC Card Adapter (Pro/100 M16B)
Other similar devices using the same hardware may also be supported.
xe%d: Cannot allocate ioport
xe%d: Cannot allocate irq
A fatal initialization error occurred while attempting to allocate system resources for the card. xe%d: Unable to fix your %s combo card A fatal initialization error occurred while attempting to attach an Ethernet/modem combo card. xe%d: watchdog timeout: resetting card The card failed to generate an interrupt acknowledging a transmitted packet. May indicate a PCMCIA configuration problem. xe%d: no carrier The card has lost all contact with the network; this usually indicates a cable problem.
The xe driver first appeared in
.Fx 3.3 .
.An -nosplit The xe device driver was written by
.An Scott Mitchell Aq rsm@FreeBSD.org . This manual page was written by
.An Scott Mitchell Aq rsm@FreeBSD.org , and
.An Tom Rhodes Aq trhodes@FreeBSD.org .
Supported devices will fail to attach on some machines using the NEWCARD PC Card framework.
Automatic media selection is usually unreliable.