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|Name=Ethtool
 
|Name=Ethtool
 
|Short description=Ethernet diagnostic and tuning tool
 
|Short description=Ethernet diagnostic and tuning tool
|Full description=Ethtool is a GNU/Linux net driver diagnostic and tuning tool for the Linux 2.4.x (or later) series of kernels. It obtains information and diagnostics related to media, link status, driver version, PCI (or other) bus location, and more.
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|Full description=ethtool is the standard Linux utility for controlling network
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drivers and hardware, particularly for wired Ethernet devices.
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It can be used to:
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* Get identification and diagnostic information
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* Get extended device statistics
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* Control speed, duplex, autonegotiation and flow control for Ethernet devices
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* Control checksum offload and other hardware offload features
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* Control DMA ring sizes and interrupt moderation
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* Control receive queue selection for multiqueue devices
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* Upgrade firmware in flash memory
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|Homepage URL=https://www.kernel.org/pub/software/network/ethtool/
 
|User level=none
 
|User level=none
|Status=Live
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|VCS checkout command=git clone https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/network/ethtool/ethtool.git
|Component programs=
 
|Homepage URL=http://sourceforge.net/projects/gkernel/
 
|VCS checkout command=:pserver:anonymous@cvs.sourceforge.net:/cvsroot/gkernel
 
 
|Computer languages=C
 
|Computer languages=C
|Documentation note=
 
|Paid support=
 
|IRC help=
 
|IRC general=
 
|IRC development=
 
|Related projects=
 
 
|Keywords=kernel,system administration,diagnostics,ethtool,troubleshooting
 
|Keywords=kernel,system administration,diagnostics,ethtool,troubleshooting
|Is GNU=n
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|Version identifier=4.0
|Last review by=Janet Casey
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|Version date=2015/05/31
|Last review date=2005-05-17
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|Version status=stable
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|Version download=https://www.kernel.org/pub/software/network/ethtool/ethtool-4.0.tar.xz
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|Version comment=4.0 stable released 2015-05-31
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|Last review by=bwh
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|Last review date=2015/05/31
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
|Version identifier=3
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|Status=
|Version date=2005-05-14
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|Is GNU=No
|Version status=stable
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|License verified date=2002-03-04
|Version download=http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/gkernel/ethtool-3.tar.gz
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}}
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{{Project license
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|License=GPLv2orlater
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|License verified by=Janet Casey
 
|License verified date=2002-03-04
 
|License verified date=2002-03-04
|Version comment=3 stable released 2005-05-14
 
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Person
 
{{Person
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|Real name=Ben Hutchings
 
|Role=Maintainer
 
|Role=Maintainer
|Real name=Jeff Garzik
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|Email=bwh@kernel.org
|Email=jgarzik@mandrakesoft.com
 
 
|Resource URL=
 
|Resource URL=
 
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|Resource audience=Developer
 
|Resource audience=Developer
 
|Resource kind=VCS Repository Webview
 
|Resource kind=VCS Repository Webview
|Resource URL=http://sourceforge.net/cvs/?group_id=3242
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|Resource URL=http://git.kernel.org/?p=network/ethtool/ethtool.git
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{{Resource
 
|Resource audience=Bug Tracking
 
|Resource kind=VCS Repository Webview
 
|Resource URL=http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?group_id=3242&atid=103242
 
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Resource
 
{{Resource
 
|Resource audience=Bug Tracking,Developer,Support
 
|Resource audience=Bug Tracking,Developer,Support
 
|Resource kind=E-mail
 
|Resource kind=E-mail
|Resource URL=mailto:jgarzik@mandrakesoft.com
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|Resource URL=mailto:bwh@kernel.org
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Software category
 
{{Software category
 
|Interface=command-line
 
|Interface=command-line
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|Programming-language=C
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|Protocol=ethernet
 
|System-administration=monitor
 
|System-administration=monitor
 
|Use=system-administration
 
|Use=system-administration
}}
 
{{Project license
 
|License=GPLv2orlater
 
|License verified by=Janet Casey
 
|License verified date=2002-03-04
 
 
}}
 
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{{Software prerequisite
 
{{Software prerequisite
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|Prerequisite description=Linux kernel 2.4.x or later
 
|Prerequisite description=Linux kernel 2.4.x or later
 
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Revision as of 17:26, 31 May 2015

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Ethtool

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





Licensing

License

Verified by

Verified on

Notes

Verified by

Janet Casey

Verified on

4 March 2002




Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Ben Hutchings Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttp://git.kernel.org/?p=network/ethtool/ethtool.git
Bug Tracking,Developer,SupportE-mailmailto:bwh@kernel.org
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/ethtool
Python (Ref)https://pypi.org/project/ethtool


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Required to useLinux kernel 2.4.x or later

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 17 April 2018.



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