Re: network driver informations [general NIC, Wireless and e100]

Gianni Tedesco (
01 Aug 2002 13:00:15 +0100

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On Wed, 2002-07-31 at 22:24, Nico Schottelius wrote:
> Hello!
> I recently tried the e100 driver and was happy that it reports
> if there is a connection and speed and so on.
> But should these informations not be reported through /proc-fs ?
> I think this would make it easier for programs to monitor connection
> status. We could even have a small red/green light in the KDE panel
> to display connection status for different cards.

AFAIK this information is already available for ethernet cards with an
MII tranciever via a bunch of ioctl()'s. Google for mii-diag.c for an

// Gianni Tedesco (gianni at ecsc dot co dot uk)
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