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ethtool 1.3 released

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Subject: ethtool 1.3 released
From: Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2001 23:16:49 -0500 (CDT)
Cc: Linux-Kernel <linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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(this is directed to linux-kernel just this once; future announcements
will be limited to the linux-net and netdev mailing lists.)

A new version of ethtool was just posted on its homepage, at

        http://sf.net/projects/gkernel/

This version adds Wake-on-LAN support courtesy of Tim Hockin.

You need kernel 2.4.9 or later, hardware which supports Wake-on-LAN, and
a driver which supports Wake-on-LAN to take advantage of this.

Since it takes a little while for SourceForge's database to post the new
file locations, you can optionally use this direct (and permanent) link:
http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/gkernel/ethtool-1.3.tar.gz


What is ethtool?

ethtool is a general diagnostic utility for your network adapter.  It
allows for general media selection, interrupt-based coalescing and
mitigation control, NIC diagnostics, and Wake-on-LAN manipulation.


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