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authorBen Hutchings <>2011-11-30 02:29:21 +0000
committerBen Hutchings <>2011-12-02 00:18:04 +0000
commite1ee596326ae84091056ba7b390b810f607fa412 (patch)
tree08e7ba01ce4c0c28ef77ab8bad8f4fc2ebd0c69e /
parentd7c4a37aaaa302315b6f22b2cdbb031d4341f8da (diff)
Add support for querying and setting private flags
Signed-off-by: Ben Hutchings <>
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@@ -317,6 +317,14 @@ ethtool \- query or control network driver and hardware settings
.BN tx
.BN other
.BN combined
+.B ethtool \-\-show\-priv\-flags
+.I devname
+.B ethtool \-\-set\-priv\-flags
+.I devname flag
+.A1 on off
+.RB ...
.\" Adjust lines (i.e. full justification) and hyphenate.
@@ -783,6 +791,18 @@ Changes the number of channels used only for other purposes e.g. link interrupts
.BI combined \ N
Changes the number of multi-purpose channels.
+.B \-\-show\-priv\-flags
+Queries the specified network device for its private flags. The
+names and meanings of private flags (if any) are defined by each
+network device driver.
+.B \-\-set\-priv\-flags
+Sets the device's private flags as specified.
+.I flag
+.A1 on off
+Sets the state of the named private flag.
Not supported (in part or whole) on all network drivers.