#118 ethtool (1.6) bug.

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NE2000 (1)
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2006-09-19
2005-01-03
Gold Couch
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Hi,

I am running ethtool (1.6V) on red hat linux-9. I faced
the a problem in setting the " speed " . The execution
sequence of which is pasted below.

[root@ src]# ethtool -s eth0 autoneg on
[root@ src]# ethtool eth0 | grep -E
"Auto-negotiation|Speed|Duplex|Link detected"
Speed: 100Mb/s
Duplex: Full
Auto-negotiation: on
Link detected: yes
[root@ src]# ethtool -s eth0 autoneg off
[root@ src]# ethtool eth0 | grep -E
"Auto-negotiation|Speed|Duplex|Link detected"
Speed: 100Mb/s
Duplex: Full
Auto-negotiation: off
Link detected: yes
[root@ src]# ethtool -s eth0 speed 10
[root@ src]# ethtool eth0 | grep -E
"Auto-negotiation|Speed|Duplex|Link detected"
Speed: 10Mb/s
Duplex: Full
Auto-negotiation: off
Link detected: no
[root@ src]# ethtool -s eth0 speed 100
[root@ src]# ethtool eth0 | grep -E
"Auto-negotiation|Speed|Duplex|Link detected"
Speed: Unknown! (65535)
Duplex: Unknown! (255)
Auto-negotiation: off
Link detected: no

Kindly let me know the solution for this problem.

Thanks & Regards,
Prashanth.

Discussion

  • Jeff Garzik

    Jeff Garzik - 2005-01-27
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  • Jeff Garzik

    Jeff Garzik - 2006-09-19
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  • Jeff Garzik

    Jeff Garzik - 2006-09-19

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