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Old 09-15-2011, 01:45 AM   #1
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"SIOCGMITHY" on Eth0 failed:operation not supported

Hi Geeks,
i am using fedora 7,having 4 eth ports.
when i give "MII-TOOL" command.
it shows error as
"SIOCGMITHY" on Eth0 failedperation not supported
"SIOCGMITHY" on Eth1 failedperation not supported
"SIOCGMITHY" on Eth2 failedperation not supported
"SIOCGMITHY" on Eth3 failedperation not supported
"SIOCGMITHY" on Eth4 failedperation not supported

please suggest me any solution on this.

Old 09-15-2011, 06:55 PM   #2
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try ethtool
Some recent eth cards do not have MII transceiver.


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