On Thu, 10 May 2001, Tor Bendiksen wrote:
> Can't /sbin/ifconfig do this? No access to any Linux boxes at the moment,
> but OpenBSD's ifconfig reports both speed and duplex setings.
no.. iirc this came up on l-k a while aho. there's no
standard/well-defined way for a network interface driver to report
back on things like duplex/speed.. etc.
there was talk of defining a hardware settings type stuff reporting
structure so that generic tools like ifconfig could display them, but
i don't much came of it.
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