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

Robert Spangler mlists at zoominternet.net
Thu Sep 11 01:06:44 UTC 2008

On Tuesday 09 September 2008 18:18, John R Pierce wrote:

>  >>  Either way, ethtool should show you detected and current link states
>  >> on the connection ;
>  >
>  > That is not always the case.  I cannot get ethtool to work.
>  >
>  > ~ $ /sbin/ethtool eth0
>  > Settings for eth0:
>  > No data available
>  >
>  > And yes I have eth0 up and running.
>  were you logged on as root?   ('$' tends to imply you were not)...

sudo'er.  Never log into root unless it really really have to.

>  $ /usr/sbin/ethtool eth0
>  Settings for eth0:
>  Cannot get device settings: Operation not permitted
>  Cannot get wake-on-lan settings: Operation not permitted
>  Cannot get message level: Operation not permitted
>  Cannot get link status: Operation not permitted
>  No data available

Compare what you got to what I posted.
You will see that you got 'Operation not permitted'
Where I got 'No data available'



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