auto negotiation

ethtool or mii-tool utility checks or sets the status of a network interface’s Media Independent Interface (MII) unit. Most fast ethernet adapters use an MII to autonegotiate link speed and duplex setting. Due to software or hardware (network switch or Ethernet card ) error it may be possible that you need to restarts auto-negotiation on […]

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I have already written about how to find and change your network interface speed (NIC), duplex or auto negotiate settings on Linux using ehttool command line options. However, these settings are not permanent. If you reboot the system or if you just need to upgrade/downgrade your port speed, run the ehtool command once your port […]

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