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Re: net-tools future

Ben Hutchings <ben@decadent.org.uk> writes:
> On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 01:08:04PM +0100, Bjørn Mork wrote:
>>  mii-tool may not be meant for scripts, but I for one have used it in
>>  the past to force speed/duplex like this:
>>     iface eth1 inet static
>>          address
>>          netmask
>>          up /sbin/mii-tool -F 100baseTx-FD eth1
>>  I'm pretty sure I'm not the only one...
> You can do this with ethtool now, and more cleanly:
> 	link-speed 100
> 	link-duplex full

Yes, I know.  But that means that existing working configurations have
to be modified.


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