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ethtool is a Linux net driver diagnostic and tuning tool for the Linux 2.4.x (or later) series of kernels. Obtain information and diagnostics related to media, link status, driver version, PCI (or other) bus location, and more.

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  •  03 Jul 2013 19:07

Release Notes: Displaying of support for 10000BASE-KR link mode was implemented. Support for new versions of ixgbe register dump was added. The private flags print output was beautified.

Release Notes: Destination MAC addresses can now be set in L3/L4 flow spec rules (-N/-U options). A version check has been added for et131x regs. Full 64 bits of user-data (-n/-u options) are now shown. 20000baseKR2 cap display options have been restored. The man page has been improved.

Release Notes: This release supports et131x registers and optical diagnostics for SFF-8472 modules. Failures of the register dump pretty-printer are now handled more gracefully.

Release Notes: Support has been added for setting the MDI-X state ("-s"). Pause advertising bits are now preserved when setting speed and duplex with autoneg on. EEE parameters are no longer set if they are identical with the current parameters.

Release Notes: Support was added for the display of 1000BASE-KX, 10GBASE-KX4, and 40G link modes and for the display of Energy-Efficient Ethernet (EEE) configuration. Several minor bugs were fixed.


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