bge Gigabit Ethernet - First Checks (Doc ID 1001843.1)

Last updated on MARCH 01, 2017

Applies to:

OpenSolaris Operating System - Version 2008.05 and later
Sun Gigabit Ethernet PCI Adapter - Version Not Applicable and later
Sun Gigabit Ethernet SBus Adapter - Version Not Applicable and later
All Platforms
***Checked for relevance on 05-12-2013***
***Checked for relevance on 08-05-2015***

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Standards Compatibility Matrix

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Standard Explanation bge Support Comment
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IEEE 802.1d Quality of Service no
IEEE 802.1p Priority Tagging no
IEEE 802.1q VLAN Tagging yes, via Feature Patch, see FAQ 4.
IEEE 802.3 10Base-T Fast Ethernet yes (Includes Autoneg. and FDX)
IEEE 802.3u 100Base-TX Fast Ether yes (Includes Autoneg. and FDX)
IEEE 802.3ab 1000Base-T GBE yes (Includes Autoneg. and FDX)
IEEE 802.3x Ethernet Flow Control yes sender and receiver side
IPv 4 and 6 Network layer above bge yes Solaris IP stack
Jumbo Frames yes with appropriate patch
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Solution

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