mii-tool and ethtool show the status of the link differently.
ethtool reports a speed of 1000Mb/s on eth0 but mii-tool reports only 100 Mb/s.
Output of mii-tool command :
eth0: 100 Mbit, full duplex, link ok
ethtool eth0 :
Settings for eth0: Supported ports: [MII] Supported link modes: 10baseT/Half 10baseT/Full 100baseT/Half 100baseT/Full 1000baseT/Half 1000baseT/Full Supports auto-negotiation: Yes Advertised link modes: 10baseT/Half 10baseT/Full 100baseT/Half 100baseT/Full 1000baseT/Half 1000baseT/Full Advertised auto-negotiation: Yes Speed: 1000Mb/s <----------- Duplex: Half Port: Twisted Pair PHYAD: 1 Transceiver: internal Auto-negotiation: on Supports Wake-on: g Wake-on: d Current message level: 0x000000ff (255) Link detected: yes
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4/5
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