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Re: [SLE] connection test for network card
  • From: Mike McMullin <mwmcmlln@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 20 May 2006 00:08:00 -0400
  • Message-id: <1148098081.19616.1.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Fri, 2006-05-19 at 19:08 -0700, kai wrote:
> On Friday 19 May 2006 06:16 pm, James D. Parra wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > Is there a way from a CLI to tell if the computer is connected to the
> > network at a 100tx or 1000?
>
> Use the tcpdump utility. It isn't just for teh l33t h4xx0rs. :)
>
> Run as root: tcpdump -c xx -i eth(n)
>
> xx is the number of packets you want to capture - this can be really small.
>
> (n) is the ethernet port you're running. Here's an example from my machine
> showing I'm running 10MB/S
>
>
>
> yoda:/home/kai # tcpdump -c 10 -i eth1
> tcpdump: verbose output suppressed, use -v or -vv for full protocol decode
> listening on eth1, link-type EN10MB (Ethernet), capture size 96 bytes

Kai, is this cat5(100) or coax(10)?


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