Network Device and Driver Information Utility for Linux*

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1/16/2009

Introduction

This Linux* shell script displays your network devices' Name, Device ID, Driver Name, and Driver Version.

Available Downloads

  • Linux*
  • Size: 3.6 KB
  • SHA1: AB2B336645DA7876D8EC7D2748CFFC2C1024BE68

Detailed Description

This Linux* shell script utility uses the ethtool and ifconfig utilities common to most Linux distributions to gather and display your network devices' Make/Model, Controller, PCI Vendor and Device IDs, Driver Name, and Driver Version.


To run, at a command prompt, where this file is located type:
sudo ./netdriverinfo.sh


Requirements:



  • ethtool


  • ifconfig


  • root permission


Some distributions do not have ethtool installed by default. You may be able to install it by typing, at a command prompt type:
sudo apt-get install ethtool

Example output:
eth0 : 02:00.0
Make/Model = Intel PRO/1000 PT Server Adapter
Ethernet controller = Intel Corporation 82572EI Gigabit Ethernet Controller
VenID:DevID = 8086:107d
Driver name = e1000e
Driver Version = 0.3.3.3.-k6