mii-tool doesn't seem to be reporting the correct port speed

Lea Gris lea.gris at noiraude.net
Fri Aug 24 15:59:14 UTC 2007

Tomoki Taniguchi a écrit :
> i have a feisty box with eth0 which is using the e1000 driver.
> when i run
> sudo mii-tool eth0
> it reports back
> eth0: negotiated 100baseTx-FD, link ok
> but the SWITCH it is connected to reports that it's connected at 1000Mbps.
> so i checked the dmesg and i this is what i get
> $ dmesg |grep eth0
> [   50.113418] e1000: eth0: e1000_probe: Intel(R) PRO/1000 Network Connection
> [   53.063759] ADDRCONF(NETDEV_UP): eth0: link is not ready
> [   53.216473] e1000: eth0: e1000_watchdog: NIC Link is Up 1000 Mbps Full Duplex
> [   53.219110] ADDRCONF(NETDEV_CHANGE): eth0: link becomes ready
> [   63.649570] eth0: no IPv6 routers present
> so i am thinking that mii-tool is not reporting the proper speed
> is there a way to check if the interface is actually connected at 1000Mbps?

mii-tools has been obsoleted by ethtools.

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