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  •  03 Jul 2013 11:38
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    Release Notes: Displaying of support for 10000BASE-KR link mode was implemented. Support for new versions of ixgbe register dump was added. The private flags print output was beautified.

    •  02 Mar 2013 22:12
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      Release Notes: Destination MAC addresses can now be set in L3/L4 flow spec rules (-N/-U options). A version check has been added for et131x regs. Full 64 bits of user-data (-n/-u options) are now shown. 20000baseKR2 cap display options have been restored. The man page has been improved.

      •  15 Dec 2012 20:32
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        Release Notes: This release supports et131x registers and optical diagnostics for SFF-8472 modules. Failures of the register dump pretty-printer are now handled more gracefully.

        •  07 Oct 2012 12:49
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          Release Notes: Support has been added for setting the MDI-X state ("-s"). Pause advertising bits are now preserved when setting speed and duplex with autoneg on. EEE parameters are no longer set if they are identical with the current parameters.

          •  05 Aug 2012 10:14
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            Release Notes: Support was added for the display of 1000BASE-KX, 10GBASE-KX4, and 40G link modes and for the display of Energy-Efficient Ethernet (EEE) configuration. Several minor bugs were fixed.

            •  14 Jun 2012 15:35
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              Release Notes: This release adds a "--version" option, reporting of driver features ("-i"), reporting of supported pause frame modes and of 20G link modes, firmware dumps ("-w" and "-W"), external loopback tests ("-t"), reporting and configuring the number of channels/queues ("-l" and "-L") and time stamping capabilities ("-T"), reporting of pause frame autonegotiation results ("-a"), support for querying and setting all generic net device features ("-k" and "-K") and private flags, dumping of plugin module EEPROM ("-m"), and much more. Various bugs have been fixed. Documentation improvements have been made.

              •  05 Jan 2011 18:13
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                Release Notes: Build fix for distributions with kernel headers from Linux 2.6.9 or earlier.

                •  21 Nov 2010 03:52
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                  Release Notes: RX n-tuple masks and documentation were fixed. Ethernet-level RX n-tuple filtering and the "clear" action were added. Support for stmmac register dump was added. The permanent address can be gotten with the -P option. A VLAN acceleration control feature was implemented.

                  •  26 Jul 2007 22:29
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                    Release Notes: This release fixes handling of statistics where the label is exactly 32 bytes. It adds the ability to change the advertised speed/duplex to a different range of values, rather than all-or-one. It adds/updates register dump support for ixgb, sky2, Fabric7 VIOC, e1000, r8169, and SMSC LAN911x/LAN921x. It adds the ability to decode raw register dump stored in a file. It adds the ability to force hex register dump. Additional 10Gbps support is included. 2.5G support is included. The internal ethtool.h has been synchronized with upstream kernel 2.6.23-rc1.

                    •  14 May 2005 11:01
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                      Release Notes: r8159 register dump support was added along with support for advertising gigabit Ethernet. 10baseT-HD is now advertised properly. Other minor bugfixes were made.

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