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Mellanox ConnectX-3 10GbE/40GbE network adapter driver.

March 1, 2017
MLX4EN(4) BSD Kernel Interfaces Manual MLX4EN(4)


mlx4en — Mellanox ConnectX-3 10GbE/40GbE network adapter driver


To compile this driver into the kernel, place these lines in your kernel configuration file: options COMPAT_LINUXKPI device mlx4 device mlx4en To load the driver as a module at run-time, run this command as root: kldload mlx4en To load the driver as a module at boot time, place this line in loader.conf(5): mlx4en_load="YES"


Mellanox ConnectX adapter cards with Virtual Protocol Interconnect (VPI) provide the highest performing and most flexible interconnect solution for Enterprise Data Centers, High-Perfor‐ mance Computing, and Embedded environments. Clustered data bases, parallelized applica‐ tions, transactional services and high-performance embedded I/O applications will achieve significant performance improvements resulting in reduced completion time and lower cost per operation.


The mlx4en driver supports the following network adapters: · Mellanox ConnectX-2 (ETH) · Mellanox ConnectX-3 (ETH)


For general information and support, go to the Mellanox support website at: .: If an issue is identified with this driver and a supported network adapter, please email the specific information to ⟨⟩.


mlx4ib(4), ifconfig(8)


The mlx4en device driver first appeared in FreeBSD 9.x.


The mlx4en driver was written by Mellanox Technologies <>.
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