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  1. XenServer Org
  2. XSO-779

Ethtool Package is AGED

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    • Type: Improvement
    • Status: Wishlist (View Workflow)
    • Priority: Blocker
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Affects Version/s: 7.1, 7.2
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: Driver, Networking
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      Description

      New Xen have new kernel.

      But still very very old kernel packages:
      EthTool is stuck at version 3.15 (2014-07-20)

      Installed Packages
      Name        : ethtool
      Arch        : x86_64
      Epoch       : 2
      Version     : 3.15
      Release     : 2.el7
      Size        : 306 k
      Repo        : installed
      From repo   : install
      Summary     : Settings tool for Ethernet NICs
      URL         : http://ftp.kernel.org/pub/software/network/ethtool/
      License     : GPLv2
      Description : This utility allows querying and changing settings such as speed,
                  : port, auto-negotiation, PCI locations and checksum offload on many
                  : network devices, especially of Ethernet devices.

      This package is very old and is misbehaving causing.
      (command "ethtool -m" will fail).

       

      In the 2014 weren't born many technology which new version of ethtool can handle.

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            • Assignee:
              enzo enzo raso
              Reporter:
              maxcuttins Massimiliano Cuttini
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