Re: ethtool documentation

From: Jeff Garzik (
Date: Mon Aug 05 2002 - 14:16:59 EST

Tim Hockin wrote:
>>>Is there a document describing the ethtool ioctl's which need to be
>>>implemented in each ethernet driver?
>>Unfortunately not. There is a distinct lack of network driver docs at
>>the moment... The best documentation is looking at source code of
>>drivers that implement the most ioctls.
> I've got a draft of a quick overview doc. I need to add docs for a few of
> the newer commands, still, and I want to get into the structs for each call
> in more detail, too. I want to re-examine a few of recent additions,
> before they become too ubiquitous - am I too late to pipe up for my own
> aesthetics?

Sure, comments are always welcome.

And if you're bored, IMO putting the docs into Documentation/DocBook is
preferred :)

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