[Chugalug] GigE NICs

John Aldrich mrmaxx at spamcop.net
Sun Feb 17 15:41:17 UTC 2013


On Sun February 17 2013 9:36:09 AM DaWorm wrote:
> I usually use lspci for figuring out which hardware I have.
> lspci | grep Ethernet
> 01:00.0 Ethernet controller: Atheros Communications Inc.                     
> AR8121/AR8113/AR8114 Gigabit or Fast Ethernet (rev b0)                      
> 02:00.0 Ethernet controller: Atheros Communications Inc. AR242x / AR542x    
> Wireless Network Adapter (PCI-Express) (rev 01)
> 
> Same thing with lsusb for usb devices.
>
Yeah...but in this case it wasn't that easy to figure out.. at least not for 
me. Ethtool was a better way to figure it out.

Ethtool also told me that my on-board NIC was NOT GigE compatible, so that 
helps too. :D






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