[CentOS] Re: Need help with an odd issue I am experiencing

Scott Silva ssilva at sgvwater.com
Tue Sep 9 21:00:01 UTC 2008


on 9-9-2008 1:07 PM David Petruzzella spake the following:
> ---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
> From: Scott Silva <ssilva at sgvwater.com>
> Reply-To: CentOS mailing list <centos-IFYaIzF+flcdnm+yROfE0A at public.gmane.org>
> Date:  Tue, 09 Sep 2008 12:22:53 -0700
> 
>> This is an OpenPGP/MIME signed message (RFC 2440 and 3156)
>>
> I agree but this is a newer ambit modem and if it was the case then mine and the cable guy's laptop would experience the same results. 
> 
Not necessarily. Many companies focus heavy development on their windows 
drivers, but their linux offerings are either second-teir, or reverse engineered.

Either way, ethtool should show you detected and current link states on the 
connection ;

  ethtool eth0
Settings for eth0:
         Supported ports: [ MII ]
         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




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