Sunday, May 22, 2016

Linux : How to get Network Driver Details

If you are looking for a command to query the network card driver details such as name and version, run the ethtool command  with either -i or --driver option followed by the network interface name.

[parag@clara ~]# ethtool -i eth1
driver: via-rhine
version: 2.4.9
firmware-version: 
bus-info: 0000:03:00.0
supports-statistics: no
supports-test: no
supports-eeprom-access: no
supports-register-dump: no
supports-priv-flags: no
[parag@clara ~]# ethtool -i eth0
driver: tg345
version: 13.8
firmware-version: nb vs.49
bus-info: 0000:02:00.0
supports-statistics: yes
supports-test: yes
supports-eeprom-access: yes
supports-register-dump: yes
supports-priv-flags: no
[parag@clara ~]# 
[parag@paragcentosvm:/home/parag]ethtool --driver eth0
driver: e1000
version: 7.3.21-k8-NAPI
firmware-version: 
bus-info: 0000:00:03.0
supports-statistics: yes
supports-test: yes
supports-eeprom-access: yes
supports-register-dump: yes
supports-priv-flags: no

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