Re: speed of network connection

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On Mon, 2007-09-24 at 17:09 -0700, Rick Stevens wrote:
> On Mon, 2007-09-24 at 16:58 -0500, Aaron Konstam wrote:
> > On Mon, 2007-09-24 at 19:43 +0200, Gilboa Davara wrote:
> > > On Mon, 2007-09-24 at 13:34 -0400, Jon Shorie wrote:
> > > > Does anyone know how I can find out the speed of my network connection on a 
> > > > fedora machine?
> > > > 
> > > > On my ubunto boxen, I do a 
> > > > 
> > > > dmesg | grep eth0
> > > > 
> > > > and it usually tells me 
> > > > 
> > > > something like:
> > > > 
> > > > [   24.527986] eth0: no IPv6 routers present
> > > > [ 2466.508627] e1000: eth0: e1000_watchdog: NIC Link is Down
> > > > [ 2472.385648] e1000: eth0: e1000_watchdog: NIC Link is Up 1000 Mbps Full 
> > > > Duplex
> > > > 
> > > > but on fedora, I get:
> > > > 
> > > > eth0: RTL8168b/8111b at 0xf883e000, 00:16:e6:6c:42:a1, IRQ 17
> > > > r8169: eth0: link up
> > > > r8169: eth0: link up
> > > > eth0: no IPv6 routers present
> > > > r8169: eth0: link down
> > > > r8169: eth0: link up
> > > > 
> > > > a uname -r gives me:
> > > > 2.6.20-1.2944.fc6
> > > > 
> > > > any suggestions?  I want to know if I am getting a 100 or 1000 mb/s 
> > > > connection.
> > 
> > 
> > > > Thank you
> > > > 
> > > > Jon Shorie
> > > > Systems Administrator
> > > > Medina County Sanitary Engineers
> > > > 
> > > 
> > > $ ethtool ethX
> > ethtool does not do this for me.
> > I get:
> > ethtool eth1
> > Settings for eth1:
> >         Link detected: yes
> 
> That's hard to believe for a wired card.
> 
> Settings for eth0:
>         Supported ports: [ TP ]
>         Supported link modes:   10baseT/Half 10baseT/Full 
>                                 100baseT/Half 100baseT/Full 
>                                 1000baseT/Full 
>         Supports auto-negotiation: Yes
>         Advertised link modes:  10baseT/Half 10baseT/Full 
>                                 100baseT/Half 100baseT/Full 
>         Advertised auto-negotiation: Yes
> ------> Speed: 100Mb/s
>         Duplex: Full
>         Port: Twisted Pair
>         PHYAD: 0
>         Transceiver: internal
>         Auto-negotiation: on
>         Supports Wake-on: pumbg
>         Wake-on: g
>         Current message level: 0x00000033 (51)
>         Link detected: yes
> 
> Is this a wireless card?  If so, you need to use iwconfig and look
> for the "Bit Rate" value:
> 
> [[email protected] ~]# iwconfig wlan0
> wlan0     IEEE 802.11g  ESSID:"mynetwork"  
>           Mode:Managed  Frequency:2.452 GHz  Access Point:
> 		xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx   
> ------->  Bit Rate=54 Mb/s   
>           Retry min limit:7   RTS thr:off   Fragment thr=2346 B   
>           Encryption key:xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xx
>           Link Quality=100/100  Signal level=-39 dBm  Noise level=-95
> 		dBm
>           Rx invalid nwid:0  Rx invalid crypt:0  Rx invalid frag:0
>           Tx excessive retries:0  Invalid misc:0   Missed beacon:0
Exactly where in your posting did you say that ethtool only works on
wired cards? 



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