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SubjectRe: Carrier detection for network interfaces
Martin Schlemmer wrote:
> Is there any proper way to detect a carrier signal with network
> interfaces ? I have recently come across a problem where we tried
> to do with with checking for 'RUNNING', which do not work for all
> drivers, as well as mii-tool that fails in some cases.


What kernel version?

In 2.6 you have linkwatch. In 2.4 and 2.6, you have ETHTOOL_GLINK, and
mii-tool.

Jeff



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