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Old 12-13-2008
basic unix question

Hello,

I'm new to solaris and have an experience with linux. When we see network interface I can see qfe, hme, le0. What is that mean? Is it depend on the network card?
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Old 12-13-2008
Yes, in practical terms that's exactly what it means.
# 3  
Old 12-14-2008
qfe - quad fast ethernet
hme - happy meal ethernet
eri - eri Fast-Ethernet device
ce - copper ethernet
bge - fiber gigaswift
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Old 12-14-2008
bge is actually Broadcom Gigabit Ethernet.
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Old 12-14-2008
And my rtls0 what means?
# 6  
Old 12-14-2008
Quote:
Originally Posted by incredible
ce - copper ethernet
ce stands for "cassini ethernet"!
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Old 12-14-2008
Quote:
Originally Posted by bgf0
And my rtls0 what means?
this should be a "realtek" ethernet card...

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