Ethtool

sys-apps/ethtool


Source Repository:Repository:Gentoo Portage Tree

http://www.kernel.org/pub/software/network/ethtool/

Summary: Utility for examining and tuning ethernet-based network interfaces


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Perl Updates

Gentoo has bumped perl from 5.20 to 5.22. Be sure to run perl-cleaner --all after the upgrade.
2015-07-25 by Drobbins
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ARM Rebuild

ARM systems will use new stage3's that are not compatible with earlier versions.
2015-06-27 by Drobbins
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Funtoo Linux has new 32-bit compatibility libraries inherited from Gentoo. Learn about them here.
2015-06-18 by Drobbins
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Ethtool

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ethtool is used to query, or control network drivers, and network hardware settings. This is a sufficient replacement for net-tool's mii-tool

funtoo@funtoo ~ $ ethtool eth0
Settings for eth0:
	Supported ports: [ MII ]
	Supported link modes:   10baseT/Half 10baseT/Full 
	                        100baseT/Half 100baseT/Full 
	                        1000baseT/Full 
	Supported pause frame use: No
	Supports auto-negotiation: Yes
	Advertised link modes:  10baseT/Half 10baseT/Full 
	                        100baseT/Half 100baseT/Full 
	                        1000baseT/Full 
	Advertised pause frame use: No
	Advertised auto-negotiation: Yes
	Speed: Unknown!
	Duplex: Unknown! (255)
	Port: MII
	PHYAD: 3
	Transceiver: external
	Auto-negotiation: on
Cannot get wake-on-lan settings: Operation not permitted
	Link detected: no

External Resources

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ethtool