Oracle Linux: Ethtool Reports "Operation not supported"

(Doc ID 2396975.1)

Last updated on MAY 10, 2018

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 ethtool reports "Operation not supported" against several functions, for example:

# ethtool -a eth0
Pause parameters for eth0:
Cannot get device pause settings: Operation not supported
#
# ethtool -A eth0 autoneg on
Cannot get device pause settings: Operation not supported
#

 

Cause

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