Re: Check NIC for speed and promisc mode
Thanks a lot for the fast response Bart!
Man... just a few months away from playing with these tools and I forget
Just for the curious:
eth0: negotiated 100baseTx-FD, link ok
eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:00:21:D8:CA:34
inet addr:xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx Bcast:xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx
UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
RX packets:57608213 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:61894552 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:5 carrier:0
RX bytes:2864521106 (2731.8 Mb) TX bytes:3091168733 (2947.9 Mb)
Interrupt:5 Base address:0xe800
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bart-Jan Vrielink" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Jason Lim" <email@example.com>
Sent: Tuesday, June 19, 2001 6:51 PM
Subject: Re: Check NIC for speed and promisc mode
> On Tue, 19 Jun 2001, Jason Lim wrote:
> > How can I check the "real" connection speed of a NIC? These are
> > 8129/8139 network cards. The leds behind the NIC aren't exactly
> > informative. I was hoping there was some way to do this directly in
> > through a hardware call. I checked /proc and i couldn't find anything
> > pertaining to this.
> mii-tool (Package: net-tools) or mii-diag (Package mii-diag).
> > On a related note, how can I check if the card is in "promisc" mode?
> > software seems to leave it in promisc mode... so once I find out if it
> > in promisc mode, how can i switch it back?
> ifconfig eth0 | grep PROMISC
> ifconfig eth0 -promisc
> Tot ziens,