Fedora 14 Update: ethtool-2.6.38-1.fc14

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Fedora Update Notification
2011-03-21 20:27:33

Name        : ethtool
Product     : Fedora 14
Version     : 2.6.38
Release     : 1.fc14
URL         : http://sourceforge.net/projects/gkernel/
Summary     : Settings tool for Ethernet NICs
Description :
This utility allows querying and changing settings such as speed,
port, auto-negotiation, PCI locations and checksum offload on many
network devices, especially of Ethernet devices.

Update Information:

Upstream changes for ethtool 2.6.38:

- ethtool: Add --version option
- ethtool: Indent the no-options usage line consistently with the others
- ethtool: Allow for long options with no short option and without a device name
- ethtool: Change loop conditions to check for a long option string.
- ethtool: Generalise check for whether option requires a device name.
- ethtool: Report an error if given an unrecognised option
- ethtool: Split show_usage() into two functions
- ethtool.8: Add macro for displaying [value N] formatting to manpage
- ethtool: Don't silently ignore speed/duplex when autoneg is on
- ethtool.8: Fix capitalisation
- ethtool.8: Reword synopses for consistency and style
- ethtool.8: Generalise references to network devices, not Ethernet
- ethtool.8: Fix obvious spelling errors
- ethtool.8: Substitute version at configure time
- ethtool.8: Update date, version, web site reference
- ethtool: Fix spelling and spacing in online help

Upstream changes for ethtool 2.6.37:

- ethtool: Remove suggested change of no-args behaviour from the TODO list
- ethtool: Remove manual page from TODO list
- ethtool: Remove MII ioctls from TODO list
- ethtool: Work around old <linux/types.h> without big-endian types

* Mon Mar 21 2011 Robert Scheck <robert at fedoraproject.org> 2:2.6.38-1
- Upgrade to 2.6.38 (#667594)
* Tue Feb  8 2011 Fedora Release Engineering <rel-eng at lists.fedoraproject.org> - 2:2.6.36-2
- Rebuilt for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_15_Mass_Rebuild
* Fri Dec 31 2010 Robert Scheck <robert at fedoraproject.org> 2:2.6.36-1
- Upgrade to 2.6.36 (#623094)

  [ 1 ] Bug #667594 - ethtool-2.6.38 is available

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update ethtool' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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