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Version 2.6.35 - August 10, 2010
* Feature: sfc register dump support
* Feature: improve cmd line parsing of ints, IPv4 addresses
* Feature: support ethtool named flags, messaging types
* Feature: minor man page fixes
* Feature: control RX flow hash indirection
Version 2.6.34 - May 26, 2010
* Feature: Support n-tuple filter programming
* Feature: Support rx hashing, v2 (targetted for 2.6.35)
* Feature: Add names of newer Marvell chips
Version 2.6.33 - February 24, 2010
This version introduces a new release numbering scheme, based
on the latest upstream kernel interface supported.
* Fix: several man page corrections
* Feature: rx flow hash configuration
* Feature: report 10000baseT support, where available
* Feature: report MDI-X status, pause auto-neg, link partner adverts
* Feature: support additional port types
* Feature: support arbitrary speeds, faster than 65535 Mb
* Feature: large and generic receive offload (LRO, GRO) support
* Feature: option to flash firmware image from specified file
* Feature: support for block writing of EEPROMs
* Feature: marvell register dump update
* Feature: at76c50x-usb, e1000e, igb, ixgbe, r8169 register dump support
* Cleanup: remove support for RX hashing by port (was removed in
kernel by 59089d8d162ddcb5c434672e915331964d38a754)
* Doc: Explicitly ship GPLv2 license, rather than relying
on autotools to supply it for us (autotools started auto-installing
GPLv3 recently)
Version 6 - July 26, 2007
* Fix/security: Fix handling of statistics where the label
is exactly 32 bytes (ETH_GSTRING_LEN).
* Feature: Add ability to change the advertised speed/duplex
to a different range of values, rather than all-or-one.
* Feature: ixgb register dump support
* Feature: sky2 register dump support
* Feature: Fabric7 VIOC register dump support
* Feature: Decode raw register dump stored in a file
* Feature: Add ability to force hex register dump, if desired
* Feature: update e1000 register dump
* Feature: Additional 10Gbps support
* Feature: Add 2.5G support
* Feature: Update r8169 register dump
* Feature: SMSC LAN911x/LAN921x register dump support
* Cleanup: Update internal ethtool.h copy to match upstream
kernel 2.6.23-rc1 version of ethtool.h.
Version 5 - September 1, 2006
* Security: Avoid potential buffer overflow
* Feature: GSO support
* Feature: skge register dump
Version 4 - July 18, 2006
* Feature: UFO support
* Feature: support long options
* Features: e1000, pcnet32, tg3 updates
* Feature: added PPC4xx EMAC support
* Feature: Use hexdump instead of single values for register dump
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
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
* Support pretty-printing register dumps on natsemi, de2104x
* 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.