ethtool

Overview

View, configure and test an ethernet device

Usage Guide

To query pause settings, run ethtool -a , eg ethtool -a eth0
To change pause settings, run ethtool -A , eg ethtool -A eth0
The possible pause settings are autoneg on/off, tx on/off and rx on/off

To query coalescing settings, run ethtool -c , eg ethtool -c eth0
To change coalescing, run ethtool -C , eg ethtool -C eth0

To query rx/tx ring parameter settings, run ethtool -g ,eg ethtool -g eth0
To change rx/tx ring parameter settings, run ethtool -G , eg ethtool -G eth0

To query checksumming settings, run ethtool -k , eg ethtool -k eth0
To change checksumming settings, run ethtool -K , eg ethtool -K eth0

To query driver information, run ethtool -i , eg ethtool -i eth0
To display a register dump, run ethtool -d , eg ethtool -d eth0
To display an EEPROM dump, run ethtool -e , eg ethtool -e eth0
To display statistics to the interface run ethtool -S , eg ethtool -S eth0
To run a selftest run ethtool -t ethtool -t eth0

The following settings can be made by using ethtool with the -s parameter, eg ethtool -s <interface> <setting> <value>
speed     10|100|1000     Set device speed.
duplex     half|full     Set duplex mode.
port     tp|aui|bnc|mii     Select device port.
autoneg     on|off     Autonegotiation configured.
phyad     N     PHY address.
xcvr     internal|external     Set transceiver type.
wol     p|u|m|b|a|g|s|d     Set Wake-on-LAN options.
    p     Wake on phy activity
    u     Wake on unicast.
    m     Wake on multicast.
    b     Wake on broadcast.
    a     Wake on ARP.
    g     Wake on Magic Packet.
    s     Enable secure password for Magic Packet.
    d     Disable.

Tool Data

Operating Platform:Linux
Diagnostic Target:OS - Network Services
Tool Executable:ethtool
Obtain From:Included in the sysstat tools package. Available from most package managers (eg. apt, RPM, portage)

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