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monu_1
Regular Advisor

ethtool configuration

Hi Guru,

which one of following is true and why?

1) ethtool can be used to configure the parameters.
2) ethtool can only be used to read the parameters.


Thanks,
MKS

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Jeeshan
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Re: ethtool configuration

like your way, both are correct. ethtool is used for Display or change ethernet card settings.

#man ethtool
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Steven E. Protter
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Re: ethtool configuration

Shalom,

A quick look at the man page will tell you both and many more things are possible.

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monu_1
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Re: ethtool configuration

thanks for suggestion!

#ifconfig net0
Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:00:02:01:02:09
inet6 addr: fe80::200:2ff:fe01:209/64 Scope:Link
UP BROADCAST RUNNING SLAVE MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
RX packets:1810 errors:0 dropped:6879 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:311 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
RX bytes:111654 (109.0 KiB) TX bytes:0 (0.0 b)

#ethtool net0
net0 does not appear a to be an ethernet device

Why it's not eth device? how can i change net0 duplex and speed setting?

Thx,
MKS
Jeeshan
Honored Contributor

Re: ethtool configuration

post your ifconfig output
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