[blfs-dev] ethtool

Qrux qrux.qed at gmail.com
Tue Feb 21 20:32:53 PST 2012


AFAIK, mii-tool is now deprecated.

Net-tools is nice, IMO, because it offers ifconfig, but mii-tool can't report speeds above 100Base-T.

	URL: http://www.kernel.org/pub/software/network/ethtool/ethtool-3.2.tar.gz

It's fairly CMMI.

I propose keeping net-tools, but also adding ethtool so we can get accurate hardware information about modern NICs.

	Q




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