Re: [PATCH] netdev/uevent

From: Stefan Rompf
Date: Wed Feb 22 2006 - 17:40:38 EST

Thomas Ogrisegg wrote:

> What do you mean with "ethtool and netlink"? At least the current
> release of ethtool does not seem to have any netlink support.

You can listen to RTMGRP_LINK on NETLINK_ROUTE. IFF_RUNNING will give you the
link state information you're looking for.

For you application scenario: I'm working on a DHCP client that uses this
netlink information, so don't invent the wheel twice ;-)

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