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LXer 05-18-2010 02:41 PM

LXer: Give Me Liberty or Give Me Eth
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The ethtool utility provides ethernet card information and management to die for. Do you think you have a network bottleneck thatís somehow related to your NICís speed or other settings? If so, ethtool might be the utility that will save the day and many painful conversations. Ethtool is a privileged user only (root), powerful system tool that allows you to query and change settings for your systemís ethernet cards. Using it, you can change almost every aspect of a supported card; from the basic to the esoteric.


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