Bug 487372 - ethtool does not display all information for primary link on xen kernel
ethtool does not display all information for primary link on xen kernel
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel-xen (Show other bugs)
5.2
All Linux
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Assigned To: Xen Maintainance List
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Reported: 2009-02-25 12:21 EST by John Anderson
Modified: 2009-02-25 14:03 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-02-25 14:03:37 EST
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Description John Anderson 2009-02-25 12:21:56 EST
Description of problem:

ethtool is not returning expected data when running the xen kernel

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

kernel-xen-2.6.18-92.1.22.el5

How reproducible:

This is occurring on all six nodes I have running the xen kernel and cluster suite
They are all Dell R200s.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. ethtool ethx
  
Actual results:

        Link detected: yes


Expected results:

	Supported ports: [ TP ]
	Supported link modes:   10baseT/Half 10baseT/Full 
	                        100baseT/Half 100baseT/Full 
	                        1000baseT/Half 1000baseT/Full 
	Supports auto-negotiation: Yes
	Advertised link modes:  10baseT/Half 10baseT/Full 
	                        100baseT/Half 100baseT/Full 
	                        1000baseT/Half 1000baseT/Full 
	Advertised auto-negotiation: Yes
	Speed: 1000Mb/s
	Duplex: Full
	Port: Twisted Pair
	PHYAD: 1
	Transceiver: internal
	Auto-negotiation: on
	Supports Wake-on: g
	Wake-on: d
	Current message level: 0x000000ff (255)
	Link detected: yes


Additional info:
Comment 1 Bill Burns 2009-02-25 13:38:26 EST
I think this is just a side effect of the Xen network setup. The real eth0 moves to peth0. If you ifconfig on that you will see the full output.
Comment 2 John Anderson 2009-02-25 14:00:25 EST
You are correct, thank you sir

 I don't have perms, could someone please close?

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