Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 230429
ethtool -e eth0 returns error.
Last modified: 2007-11-16 20:14:46 EST
Description of problem: ethtool -e eth0 to dump ethernet adapter's eeprom
contents always returns error.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
How reproducible: Always.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. ethtool -e eth0
Actual results: Cannot get EEPROM data: Invalid argument
Expected results: Hex dump of EEPROM.
Additional info: One-liner patch for net/core/ethttol.c is attached.
Created attachment 148954 [details]
Bug fix patch
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