path: root/
diff options
authorAnirban Chakraborty <>2011-06-02 12:00:26 -0700
committerBen Hutchings <>2011-06-02 20:13:23 +0100
commit95b924eb5ab75bee82a87bbb47116d5cc2189ba8 (patch)
tree40bfe73c119d37dd352d1f1e8fc4587508e02acc /
parentd6c816b659f946f7cf6fccb0d79439bb479b2014 (diff)
ethtool: Added FW dump support
Added support to take FW dump via ethtool. Signed-off-by: Anirban Chakraborty <> Signed-off-by: Ben Hutchings <>
Diffstat (limited to '')
1 files changed, 20 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/ b/
index 42d923b..7b1cdf5 100644
--- a/
+++ b/
@@ -254,6 +254,15 @@ ethtool \- query or control network driver and hardware settings
.I ethX
.RB [ rx\-flow\-hash \ \*(FL \ \*(HO]
+.B ethtool \-w|\-\-get\-dump
+.I ethX
+.RB [ data
+.IR filename ]
+.B ethtool\ \-W|\-\-set\-dump
+.I ethX
+.BI \ N
.B ethtool \-x|\-\-show\-rxfh\-indir
.I ethX
@@ -595,6 +604,17 @@ other options are ignored.
+.B \-w \-\-get\-dump
+Retrieves and prints firmware dump for the specified network device.
+By default, it prints out the dump flag, version and length of the dump data.
+.I data
+is indicated, then ethtool fetches the dump data and directs it to a
+.I file.
+.B \-W \-\-set\-dump
+Sets the dump flag for the device.
.B \-x \-\-show\-rxfh\-indir
Retrieves the receive flow hash indirection table.