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+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.