[PATCH] Minimal ethtool support

Jouni Malinen jkmaline
Thu Dec 11 20:01:05 PST 2003

On Wed, Dec 10, 2003 at 05:25:57PM -0500, Pavel Roskin wrote:

> The attached patch against CVS HEAD adds minimal support for ethtool.

Thanks, applied.

> Fedora Core 1 is configured in such way that ethtool is run from
> /sbin/ifup, which is run by hotplug.  This means that the message about
> "unsupported ioctl" appears every time a hostap network interface is
> registered, e.g. immediately after running "modprobe hostap_plx".

Apparently, it is also running patched ethtool.. I think that ethtool
refuses to use wlan# and wifi# interfaces by default.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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