Ethernet diagnostic and tuning tool
ethtool is the standard Linux utility for controlling network drivers and hardware, particularly for wired Ethernet devices. It can be used to:
- Get identification and diagnostic information
- Get extended device statistics
- Control speed, duplex, autonegotiation and flow control for Ethernet devices
- Control checksum offload and other hardware offload features
- Control DMA ring sizes and interrupt moderation
- Control receive queue selection for multiqueue devices
- Upgrade firmware in flash memory
released on 31 May 2015
4 March 2002
Leaders and contributors
Resources and communication
|Developer||VCS Repository Webview||http://git.kernel.org/?p=network/ethtool/ethtool.git|
|Required to use||Linux kernel 2.4.x or later|
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 17 April 2018.
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