How to speedup the Ethernet device

sudo ethtool -s eth0 speed 100 duplex full
ethtool is used for querying settings of an ethernet device and changing them. In this example I setup 100 Mb/s full duplex on my Linux Box

By: 0disse0
2010-04-05 10:36:27

What Others Think

This depends entirely on how the switch behaves/is configured. Configuration of speed and duplex, or autonegotiation must match. With modern switches and NICs, nine times out of ten its better to leave this as autonegotiation.
ianh · 568 weeks and 6 days ago
Shouldn't your ethernet automatically come up at the fastest speed that works?
dfaulkner · 568 weeks and 6 days ago
thanks for the comments, unfortunately there are always devices that working as they should, in this case I solved so
0disse0 · 568 weeks and 1 day ago

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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