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Version 5.12 - May 2, 2021
* Feature: support lanes count (no option and -s)
* Fix: fix help message for master-slave parameter (-s)
* Fix: better error message for master-slave in ioctl code path
* Fix: get rid of compiler warnings in "make check"
Version 5.10 - Dec 16, 2020
* Feature: infrastructure for JSON output
* Feature: separate FLAGS in -h output
* Feature: use policy dumps to check flags support
* Feature: show pause stats (-a)
* Feature: pretty printing of policy dumps
* Feature: improve error message when SFP module is missing
* Fix: use after free in netlink_run_handler()
* Fix: leaked instances of struct nl_socket
* Fix: improve compatibility between netlink and ioctl (-s)
Version 5.9 - Oct 15, 2020
* Feature: extended link state
* Feature: QSFP-DD support
* Feature: tunnel information (--show-tunnels)
* Feature: Broadcom bnxt support
* Fix: improve compatibility between ioctl and netlink output
* Fix: cable test TDR amplitude output
* Fix: get rid of build warnings
* Fix: null pointer dereference running against old kernel (no arg)
* Fix: update link mode tables
* Fix: fix memory leaks and error handling found by static analysis
Version 5.8 - Aug 4, 2020
* Feature: more ethtool netlink message format descriptions
* Feature: omit test-features if netlink is enabled
* Feature: netlink handler for gfeatures (-k)
* Feature: netlink handler for sfeatures (-K)
* Feature: netlink handler for gprivflags (--show-priv-flags)
* Feature: netlink handler for sprivflags (--set-priv-flags)
* Feature: netlink handler for gring (-g)
* Feature: netlink handler for sring (-G)
* Feature: netlink handler for gchannels (-l)
* Feature: netlink handler for schannels (-L)
* Feature: netlink handler for gcoalesce (-c)
* Feature: netlink handler for scoalesce (-C)
* Feature: netlink handler for gpause (-a)
* Feature: netlink handler for spause (-A)
* Feature: netlink handler for geee (--show-eee)
* Feature: netlink handler for seee (--set-eee)
* Feature: netlink handler for tsinfo (-T)
* Feature: master/slave configuration support
* Feature: LINKSTATE SQI support
* Feature: cable test support
* Feature: cable test TDR support
* Feature: JSON output for cable test commands
* Feature: igc driver support
* Feature: support for get/set ethtool_tunable
* Feature: dsa: mv88e6xxx: add pretty dump for 88E6352 SERDES
* Fix: fix build warnings
* Fix: fix nest type grouping in parser
* Fix: fix msgbuff_append() helper
* Fix: fix unwanted switch fall through in family_info_cb()
* Fix: fix netlink error message suppression
* Fix: fix netlink bitmasks when sent as NOMASK
* Fix: use "Not reported" when no FEC modes are provided
* Fix: ioctl: do not pass transceiver value back to kernel
* Fix: ethtool.spec: Add bash completion script
Version 5.7 - Jun 4, 2020
* Feature: ethtool: Add support for Low Latency Reed Solomon
* Fix: ethtool.c: Report transceiver correctly
* Feature: features: accept long legacy flag names when setting features
* Feature: refactor interface between ioctl and netlink code
* Feature: netlink: use genetlink ops information to decide about fallback
* Feature: netlink: show netlink error even without extack
* Feature: ethtool: add support for newer SFF-8024 compliance codes
* Feature: Rewrite printf() due to -Werror=format-security
Version 5.6 - May 12, 2020
* Feature: add --debug option to control debugging messages
* Feature: use named initializers in command line option list
* Feature: netlink: add netlink related UAPI header files
* Feature: netlink: introduce the netlink interface
* Feature: netlink: message buffer and composition helpers
* Feature: netlink: netlink socket wrapper and helpers
* Feature: netlink: initialize ethtool netlink socket
* Feature: netlink: add support for string sets
* Feature: netlink: add notification monitor
* Feature: netlink: add bitset helpers
* Feature: netlink: partial netlink handler for gset (no option)
* Feature: netlink: support getting wake-on-lan and debugging settings
* Feature: netlink: add basic command line parsing helpers
* Feature: netlink: add bitset command line parser handlers
* Feature: netlink: add netlink handler for sset (-s)
* Feature: netlink: support tests with netlink enabled
* Feature: netlink: add handler for permaddr (-P)
* Feature: netlink: support for pretty printing netlink messages
* Feature: netlink: message format description for ethtool netlink
* Feature: netlink: message format descriptions for genetlink control
* Feature: netlink: message format descriptions for rtnetlink
* Feature: netlink: use pretty printing for ethtool netlink messages
Version 5.4 - January 10, 2020
* Feature: ethtool: implement support for Energy Detect Power Down
* Fix: fix arithmetic on pointer to void is a GNU extension warning
* Fix: fix unused parameter warnings in do_version() and show_usage()
* Fix: fix unused parameter warning in find_option()
* Fix: fix unused parameter warning in dump_eeprom()
* Fix: fix unused parameter warning in altera_tse_dump_regs()
* Fix: fix unused parameter warning in sfc_dump_regs()
* Fix: fix unused parameter warning in print_simple_table()
* Fix: fix unused parameter warning in natsemi_dump_regs()
* Fix: fix unused parameter warning in netsemi_dump_eeprom()
* Fix: fix unused parameter warning in ixgbe_dump_regs()
* Fix: fix unused parameter warning in realtek_dump_regs()
* Fix: fix unused parameter warning in lan78xx_dump_regs()
* Fix: fix unused parameter warning in {skge, sky2}_dump_regs()
* Fix: fix unused parameter warning in dsa_dump_regs()
* Fix: fix unused parameter warning in vmxnet3_dump_regs()
* Fix: fix unused parameter warning in st_{mac100, gmac}_dump_regs()
* Fix: fix unused parameter warning in ixgbevf_dump_regs()
* Fix: fix unused parameter warning in fec_8xx_dump_regs()
* Fix: fix unused parameter warning in tg3_dump_{eeprom, regs}()
* Fix: fix unused parameter warning in vioc_dump_regs()
* Fix: fix unused parameter warning in e100_dump_regs()
* Fix: fix unused parameter warning in de2104[01]_dump_regs()
* Fix: fix unused parameter warning in igb_dump_regs()
* Fix: fix unused parameter warning in e1000_dump_regs()
* Fix: fix unused parameter warning in smsc911x_dump_regs()
* Fix: fix unused parameter warning in at76c50x_usb_dump_regs()
* Fix: fix unused parameter warning in fec_dump_regs()
* Fix: fix unused parameter warning in amd8111e_dump_regs()
* Fix: fix unused parameter warning in et131x_dump_regs()
* Fix: fix unused parameter warning in ibm_emac_dump_regs()
* Fix: fix unused parameter warning in ixgb_dump_regs()
* Fix: fix unused parameter warning in fjes_dump_regs()
* Fix: fix unused parameter warning in e1000_get_mac_type()
* Fix: ethtool: correctly interpret bitrate of 255
* Fix: ethtool: mark 10G Base-ER as SFF-8472 revision 10.4 onwards
* Fix: ethtool: add 0x16 and 0x1c extended compliance codes
Version 5.3 - September 23, 2019
* Feature: igb: dump RR2DCDELAY register
* Feature: dump nested registers
Version 5.2 - July 25, 2019
* Feature: Add 100BaseT1 and 1000BaseT1 link modes
* Feature: Use standard file location macros in ethtool.spec
Version 5.1 - May 17, 2019
* Feature: Add support for 200Gbps (50Gbps per lane) link mode
* Feature: simplify handling of PHY tunable downshift
* Feature: add support for PHY tunable Fast Link Down
* Feature: add PHY Fast Link Down tunable to man page
* Feature: Add a 'start N' option when specifying the Rx flow hash indirection table.
* Feature: Add bash-completion script
* Feature: add 10000baseR_FEC link mode name
* Fix: qsfp: fix special value comparison
* Feature: move option parsing related code into function
* Feature: move cmdline_coalesce out of do_scoalesce
* Feature: introduce new ioctl for per-queue settings
* Feature: support per-queue sub command --show-coalesce
* Feature: support per-queue sub command --coalesce
* Fix: fix up dump_coalesce output to match actual option names
* Feature: fec: add pretty dump
Version 5.0 - March 13, 2019
* Feature: don't report UFO on kernels v4.14 and above
* Fix: zero initialize coalesce struct
* Feature: dsa: add pretty dump
* Feature: dsa: mv88e6xxx: add pretty dump
* Feature: dsa: mv88e6xxx: add pretty dump for 88E6185
* Feature: dsa: mv88e6xxx: add pretty dump for 88E6161
* Feature: dsa: mv88e6xxx: add pretty dump for 88E6352
* Feature: dsa: mv88e6xxx: add pretty dump for 88E6390
* Feature: dsa: mv88e6xxx: add pretty dump for others
Version 4.19 - November 2, 2018
* Feature: support combinations of FEC modes
* Feature: better syntax for combinations of FEC modes
* Fix: Fix uninitialized variable use at qsfp dump
Version 4.18 - August 24, 2018
* Feature: Add support for WAKE_FILTER (WoL using filters)
* Feature: Add support for action value -2 (wake-up filter)
* Fix: document WoL filters option also in help message
* Feature: ixgbe dump strings for security registers
Version 4.17 - June 15, 2018
* Fix: In ethtool.8, remove superfluous and incorrect \c.
* Fix: fix uninitialized return value
* Fix: fix RING_VF assignment
* Fix: remove unused global variable
* Fix: several fixes in do_gregs()
* Fix: correctly free hkey when get_stringset() fails
* Fix: remove unreachable code
* Fix: fix stack clash in do_get_phy_tunable and do_set_phy_tunable
* Feature: Add register dump support for MICROCHIP LAN78xx
Version 4.16 - April 13, 2018
* Feature: add support for extra RSS contexts and RSS steering filters
* Feature: Document RSS context control and RSS filters
* Fix: don't fall back to grxfhindir when context was specified
* Fix: correct display of VF when showing vf/queue filters
* Fix: show VF and queue in the help for -N
* Fix: correct VF index values for the ring_cookie parameter
* Feature: Add SFF 8636 date code parsing support
Version 4.15 - February 1, 2018
* Feature: Support for FEC encoding control
* Fix: Fix coding style warnings and errors reported by checkpatch
* Feature: Add extended compliance codes parsing to sfp modules
* Fix: Revert "ethtool: Add DMA Coalescing support"
* Feature: Add ETHTOOL_RESET support via --reset command
* Fix: fix MFLCN register dump for 82599 and newer
Version 4.13 - October 27, 2017
* Fix: Do not return error code if no changes were attempted.
* Fix: Fix formatting of advertise bitmask
* Feature: Document 56000 advertise link modes
* Fix: fix the rx vs tx mixup in set channel message
* Feature: add support for HWTSTAMP_FILTER_NTP_ALL
* Feature: Add DMA Coalescing support
* Feature: Remove UDP Fragmentation Offload error prints
* Feature: stmmac: Add macros for number of registers
* Feature: stmmac: Add DMA HW Feature Register
Version 4.11 - June 2, 2017
* Feature: Support for configurable RSS hash function
* Feature: support queue and VF fields for rxclass filters
* Feature: Add support for 2500baseT/5000baseT link modes
* Fix: Fix SFF 8079 cable technology bit parsing
* Fix: sync help output for -x/-X with man page
Version 4.10 - March 24, 2017
* Fix: Fix the "advertise" parameter logic.
* Feature: Implement ETHTOOL_PHY_GTUNABLE/ETHTOOL_PHY_STUNABLE and PHY downshift
* Feature: add register dump support for fjes driver (-d option)
Version 4.8 - October 3, 2016
* Feature: QSFP Plus/QSFP28 Diagnostics Information Support
* Feature: Enhancing link mode bits to support 25G/50G/100G
* Feature: add support for 1000BaseX and missing 10G link mode
* Fixes: address Coverity issues 1363118 - 1363125
Version 4.6 - June 26, 2016
* Feature: Support register dump on Intel X550 NICs (-d option)
* Fix: Correct some reported register offsets on Intel 10GbE NICs
(-d option)
* Feature: Add IPv6 support to NFC (-n, -N, -u and -U options)
* Feature: Add support for ETHTOOL_xLINKSETTINGS ioctls (no option
and -s option)
* Feature: Use netlink socket when AF_INET not available
Version 4.5 - March 14, 2016
* Tests: Fix missing function declarations when building tests
* Tests: Fix return type of test_free() prorotype
* Feature: Add PHY statistics support (--phy-statistics option)
* Doc: Properly indent sub-options in man page
* Feature: Support setting default Rx flow indirection table
(-X option)
* Fix: Use 'sane' kernel type definitions on 64-bit architectures
* Fix: Don't ignore fread() return value (-d option)
* Fix: Heap corruption when dumping registers from a file (-d option)
* Fix: Stricter input validation for EEPROM setting (-E option)
* Fix: Fix strict-aliasing compiler warnings in marvell.c
* Tests: Fix use of uninitialised variable in test_realloc()
* Tests: Fix compiler warning in test-features.c
Version 4.2 - October 9, 2015
* Feature: Support soldered-on modules in module EEPROM dump (-m option)
* Feature: Add register dump support for VMware vmxnet3 (-d option)
* Feature: Update register dump support for IBM EMAC (-d option)
(requires Linux 4.3 or a future stable update to 4.1 or 4.2)
* Doc: Fix typo in man page
Version 4.0 - May 31, 2015
* Fix: Formatting of RX flow hash indirection table when size not
divisible by 8 (-x option)
* Fix: Add missing Advertised speeds (no option and -s option)
* Feature: Add support to get expansion ROM version (-i option)
* Feature: Include SFP serial number and date in EEPROM dump
(-m option)
Version 3.18 - December 14, 2014
* Fix: Lookup of SFP Tx bias in SFF-8472 module diagnostics (-m option)
* Fix: Build with musl by using more common typedefs
Version 3.16 - September 22, 2014
* Feature: Support for configurable RSS hash key (-x/-X options)
Version 3.15 - July 20, 2014
* Feature: Add register dump support for Altera Triple Speed Ethernet
(-d option)
Version 3.14 - April 21, 2014
* Fix: Report Backplane as supported port (no option)
* Feature: Allow building a smaller executable without pretty-
printing of register/EEPROM dumps (./configure --disable-pretty-dump)
* Fix: Typo in channel parameter format in an error message (-L option)
Version 3.13 - January 27, 2014
* Doc: Update GPL text to include current address of the FSF
* Fix: Spelling fixes
* Doc: Fix advertising flag values in manual page for 20G link modes,
and add missing 1G, 10G and 40G link modes
Version 3.12.1 - November 8, 2013
* Fix: Memory corruption when applying external calibration to
SFF-8472 module diagnostics (-m option)
* Feature: Add Intel 82599 and x540 DCB registers to dump
(-d option)
Version 3.12 - November 7, 2013
* Fix: Remove alternate method to check for VLAN tag offload on Linux
< 2.6.37 (-k/-K options)
* Fix: Hide state of VLAN tag offload and LRO if the kernel is too old
for us to reliably detect them (-k option)
* Feature: Add register dump support for Solarflare SFC9100 family
(-d option)
Version 3.11 - September 12, 2013
* Feature: Update Realtek chip list for register dump to match
r8169 driver in Linux 3.11 (-d option)
* Feature: Add ixgbevf support for register dump (-d option)
* Feature: Filter ixgbe register dump according to the specific chip
(-d option)
Version 3.10 - July 1, 2013
* Feature: Beautify private flags print (--show-priv-flags option)
Version 3.9 - April 30, 2013
* Feature: Display support for 10000BASE-KR link mode (no options)
* Feature: Add support for new versions of ixgbe register dump
(-d dump)
Version 3.8 - February 28, 2013
* Feature: Allow setting destination MAC address in L3/L4 flow spec
rules (-N/-U option)
* Fix: Show full 64 bits of user-data (-n/-u option)
* Fix: Add version check for et131x regs (-d option)
* Doc: Improve description of -f, -t, -s, -N/-U, -W options in man page
* Fix: Restore 20000baseKR2 cap display (no options)
Version 3.7 - December 13, 2012
* Fix: Gracefully handle failure of register pretty-printer (-d option)
* Feature: Add support for et131x registers (-d option)
* Feature: Basic optical diagnostics for SFF-8472 modules (-m option)
Version 3.6 - October 5, 2012
* Feature: Allow setting MDI-X state (-s option)
* Fix: Preserve pause advertising bits when setting speed and
duplex with autoneg on (-s option)
* Fix: Don't call ioctl to set EEE parameters if they are the same
as the current parameters (--set-eee option)
Version 3.5 - August 2, 2012
* Feature: Display support for 1000BASE-KX and 10GBASE-KX4 link modes
* Feature: Energy-Efficient Ethernet (EEE) configuration
(--show-eee and --set-eee options)
* Fix: Don't trust drivers to null-terminate strings
* Feature: Display support for 40G link modes
* Package: Update RPM summary, description and URL
* Package: Exclude redundant documentation from RPM
Version 3.4.2 - July 16, 2012
* Fix: Fix regression in RX NFC rule insertion for drivers that do
not select rule locations (-N/-U option)
* Fix: Remove bogus error message when changing offload settings
on Linux < 2.6.39 (-K option)
* Fix: Use alternate method to check for VLAN tag offload on Linux
< 2.6.37 (-k option)
Version 3.4.1 - June 13, 2012
* Fix: Work around failure of ETHTOOL_GSSET_INFO for unprivileged
users (-k option)
* Fix: Report any unexpected error code from ETHTOOL_GSSET_INFO
(-k and -K options)
* Doc: Fix the date of the man page to match the last update
Version 3.4 - June 8, 2012
* Cleanup: Merge RX NFC options
* Doc: Improve description of RX NFC options
* Doc: Add ntuple to the -K option in the man page
* Feature: Show time stamping capabilities (-T option)
* Feature: Dump plug-in module EEPROM (-m option)
* Feature: Show and change all generic net device features
(-k and -K options)
Version 3.2 - January 12, 2012
* Feature: Add support for querying and setting private flags
(--show-priv-flags, --set-priv-flags options)
* Feature: Omit zero values in Solarflare register tables (-d option)
* Feature: Allow driver to select RX NFC rule location (-U option)
* Fix: Correct register dump offsets for Intel 82575 chipsets
(-d option)
Version 3.1 - November 16, 2011
* Fix: Show all non-zero registers for tg3 (-d option)
* Feature: Add support for external loopback test (-t option)
* Fix: Show correct flow control registers for Intel 82599 (-d option)
* Feature: Add support for reporting and configuring numbers of
channels/queues (-l and -L options)
* Feature: Report pause frame autonegotiation result (-a option)
* Doc: Change device name metavariable from 'ethX' to 'devname'
* Doc: Fix various layout problems
* Cleanup: Reorganise and add test cases for argument parsing
* Fix: Strictly check for extraneous or missing arguments; in
particular, fail if the device name is missing
Version 3.0 - August 4, 2011
* Feature: Report supported pause frame modes
* Feature: Support firmware dump (-w and -W options)
* Feature: Report advertised and supported 20G link modes
* Feature: Add an 'l4data' option for ip4 filters (-U option)
* Fix: Correct swapped h_source and h_dest fields for ether filters
(-U option)
* Fix: Set ip_ver field correctly for ip4 filters (-U option)
* Fix: Correct parameter validation for -e and -E options; in
particular, treat the 'magic' value as unsigned
Version 2.6.39 - June 1, 2011
* Feature: Report some driver features (-i option)
* Doc: Remove misleading 'Auto' advertising mask from manual page
* Doc: Improve table formatting on manual page, using tbl
* Doc: Remove initial blank page in printed manual page
* Doc: Fix line-wrapping of options
* Feature: Add support for ESP as a separate protocol from AH
(-n, -N, -u and -U options)
* Cleanup: Remove support for showing RX n-tuple settings
(-u option), which was never implemented correctly in the kernel
* Feature: Add support for RX network flow classifier (NFC)
(-u and -U options)
* Feature: Add support for e1000 M88 PHY registers (-d option)
* Cleanup: Change bug-address to netdev
Version 2.6.38 - March 15, 2011
* Doc: Fix spelling and spacing in online help
* Doc: Update date, version and web site reference in manual page
* Doc: Fix spelling, capitalisation, consistency and style in
manual page
* Doc: Generalise some references to network devices rather than
Ethernet devices
* Fix: Don't silently ignore speed/duplex when autoneg is on
* Fix: Report an error (rather than full usage information) if
given an unrecognised option
* Feature: Add --version option
Version 2.6.37 - January 5, 2011
* Fix: Build fix for distributions with kernel headers from
Linux 2.6.9 or earlier
Version 2.6.36 - November 16, 2010
* Fix: RX n-tuple masks and documentation
* Feature: Ethernet-level RX n-tuple filtering and 'clear' action
* Feature: stmmac register dump support
* Feature: get permanent address (-P) option
* Feature: VLAN acceleration control
Version 2.6.35 - August 10, 2010
* Feature: sfc register dump support
* Feature: improve cmd line parsing of ints, IPv4 addresses
* Feature: support ethtool named flags, messaging types
* Feature: minor man page fixes
* Feature: control RX flow hash indirection
Version 2.6.34 - May 26, 2010
* Feature: Support n-tuple filter programming
* Feature: Support rx hashing, v2 (targetted for 2.6.35)
* Feature: Add names of newer Marvell chips
Version 2.6.33 - February 24, 2010
This version introduces a new release numbering scheme, based
on the latest upstream kernel interface supported.
* Fix: several man page corrections
* Feature: rx flow hash configuration
* Feature: report 10000baseT support, where available
* Feature: report MDI-X status, pause auto-neg, link partner adverts
* Feature: support additional port types
* Feature: support arbitrary speeds, faster than 65535 Mb
* Feature: large and generic receive offload (LRO, GRO) support
* Feature: option to flash firmware image from specified file
* Feature: support for block writing of EEPROMs
* Feature: marvell register dump update
* Feature: at76c50x-usb, e1000e, igb, ixgbe, r8169 register dump support
* Cleanup: remove support for RX hashing by port (was removed in
kernel by 59089d8d162ddcb5c434672e915331964d38a754)
* Doc: Explicitly ship GPLv2 license, rather than relying
on autotools to supply it for us (autotools started auto-installing
GPLv3 recently)
Version 6 - July 26, 2007
* Fix/security: Fix handling of statistics where the label
is exactly 32 bytes (ETH_GSTRING_LEN).
* Feature: Add ability to change the advertised speed/duplex
to a different range of values, rather than all-or-one.
* Feature: ixgb register dump support
* Feature: sky2 register dump support
* Feature: Fabric7 VIOC register dump support
* Feature: Decode raw register dump stored in a file
* Feature: Add ability to force hex register dump, if desired
* Feature: update e1000 register dump
* Feature: Additional 10Gbps support
* Feature: Add 2.5G support
* Feature: Update r8169 register dump
* Feature: SMSC LAN911x/LAN921x register dump support
* Cleanup: Update internal ethtool.h copy to match upstream
kernel 2.6.23-rc1 version of ethtool.h.
Version 5 - September 1, 2006
* Security: Avoid potential buffer overflow
* Feature: GSO support
* Feature: skge register dump
Version 4 - July 18, 2006
* Feature: UFO support
* Feature: support long options
* Features: e1000, pcnet32, tg3 updates
* Feature: added PPC4xx EMAC support
* Feature: Use hexdump instead of single values for register dump
Version 3 - January 27, 2005
* Feature: r8159 register dump support
* Feature / bug fix: Support advertising gigabit ethernet
* Bug fix: make sure to advertise 10baseT-HD
* Other minor bug fixes.
Version 2 - August 17, 2004
* Feature: ethtool register dump raw mode
* Feature: return results of self-test back to OS via exit(2)
* Feature: add verbose register dump for pcnet32, fec_8xx
* Maintenance: update to more recent autoconf
* Maintenance: minor updates to e1000-specific module
* Bug fix: Remove silly restriction on ethernet interface naming
Version 1.8 - July 19, 2003
* Feature: Support amd8111e register dumps
* Feature: Support TSO enable/disable
* Feature: Support 10 gigabit ethernet
* Feature: Support writing EEPROM data
* Feature: Output e100 MDI/MDI-x status in register dump
* Feature: Clean up RealTek (RTL) chip output, support new chips.
* Feature: More supported e1000 devices.
* Bug fix: Properly set ecmd.advertising
* Bug fix: Fix leaks, handle some error conditions better.
Version 1.7 - October 21, 2002
* Feature: Support e100 register dumps
* Feature: Support tg3 eeprom dumps
* Feature: Support partial eeprom dumps (with non-zero offsets)
* Feature: Support decimal/octal/hex numbers transparently,
at the user's discretion.
Version 1.6 - June 20, 2002
* Feature: Support e1000 register dumps
* Feature: Support RealTek RTL-8139C+ and RTL-8169 register dumps
* Feature: Support coalescing config (ETHTOOL_[GS]COALESCE)
* Feature: Support ring param config (ETHTOOL_[GS]RINGPARAM)
* Feature: Support pause param config (ETHTOOL_[GS]PAUSEPARAM)
* Feature: Support physical NIC identification (ETHTOOL_PHYS_ID)
* Feature: Support NIC self-testing (ETHTOOL_TEST)
* Feature: Support NIC checksum/scatter-gather configuration
(ETHTOOL_[GS]RXCSUM, ETHTOOL_[GS]TXCSUM, ETHTOOL_[GS]SG)
Version 1.5 - Mar 4, 2002
* Fix: support usb network interfaces
* Fix: include redhat spec file in autoconf build system
* Fix: minor fixes to natsemi register dump
* Feature: report advertised as well as supported media,
when printing device settings.
Version 1.4 - Nov 19, 2001
* Support builds on configurations missing SIOCETHTOOL constant.
* Import ethtool.h from kernel 2.4.15-pre6.
* Support retrieval/setting of per-driver debug levels
(ETHTOOL G/SMSGLVL)
* Support pretty-printing register dumps on natsemi, de2104x
(ETHTOOL GREGS)
* Support restarting autonegotiation (ETHTOOL NWAY_RST)
* Support obtaining link status (ETHTOOL GLINK)
Version 1.3 - Aug 02, 2001
* Support Wake-on-LAN (ETHTOOL GWOL and ETHTOOL SWOL ioctl).
Version 1.2 - May 17, 2001
* Support ETHTOOL_GDRVINFO ioctl, which obtains
information from the ethernet driver associated
with the specified interface.