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Old 10-30-2005, 07:47 PM   #1
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How do I retrieve the link state?

what command do I run to determine whether there is a ethernet cable plugged into a interface?

running "ifconfig eth0" isn't reliable since I could run "ifup eth0" first. Which will make "ifconfig eth0" report Link UP under scope, regardless of whether there was a ethernet cable plugged in.
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